The sacrament : a novel [electronic resource] / Olaf Olafsson.
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- ISBN: 9780062899897 (electronic bk.)
- ISBN: 0062899899 (electronic bk.)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource
- Publisher: [United States] : HarperCollins Publishers, 2019.
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|Summary, etc.:||The haunting, vivid story of a nun whose past returns to her in unexpected ways, all while investigating a mysterious death and a series of harrowing abuse claims. A young nun is sent by the Vatican to investigate allegations of misconduct at a Catholic school in Iceland. During her time there, on a gray winter's day, a young student at the school watches the school's headmaster, Father August Franz, fall to his death from the church tower. Two decades later, the child-now a grown man, haunted by the past-calls the nun back to the scene of the crime. Seeking peace and calm in her twilight years at a convent in France, she has no choice to make a trip to Iceland again, a trip that brings her former visit, as well as her years as a young woman in Paris, powerfully and sometimes painfully to life. In Paris, she met an Icelandic girl who she has not seen since, but whose acquaintan|