Book ‘Matrix’ by Lauren Groff

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One of our best American writers, Lauren Groff returns with her exhilarating first new novel since the groundbreaking Fates and Furies. Cast out of the royal court by Eleanor of Aquitaine, deemed too coarse and rough-hewn for marriage or courtly life, seventeen-year-old Marie de France is sent to England to be the new prioress of an impoverished abbey, its nuns on the brink of starvation and beset by disease. At first taken aback by the severity of her new life, Marie finds focus and love in collective life with her singular and mercurial sisters. In this crucible, Marie steadily supplants her desire for family, for her homeland, for the passions of her youth with something new to her...
Publisher: Riverhead Books (September 7, 2021)  Hardcover: ‎272 pages  ISBN-13: 978-1594634499  Dimensions:‎ 6.19 x 0.91 x 9.29 inches

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