Come My Beloved



Touched By The Poverty He Encounters In Bombay, Self Made Millionaire David MacArd Establishes A Seminary For Christian Missionary Workers, And In So Doing Shapes The Fates Of His Son And Grandson The Choices Made By Each Generation Parallel One Another, Distinctly Marked By The Passage Of Time Though The Patriarch Remains In New York, The Second David Becomes A Missionary In India Himself, While His Own Son, Ted, Goes Even Further, Opting To Live In A Remote Village And These Choices Come With Unforeseen Sacrifices Nor Does Their Religious Journey Necessarily Mean Any Growing Harmony With Their Surroundings Something That Is Powerfully Brought Home When Ted Refuses To Let His Daughter Marry Across Racial LinesCome My Beloved

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[ Reading ] ➶ Come My Beloved  Author Pearl S. Buck – Mauritiusholidayvillas.co.uk
  • Paperback
  • 279 pages
  • Come My Beloved
  • Pearl S. Buck
  • English
  • 17 May 2017
  • 0671800841

10 thoughts on “Come My Beloved

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    This was not Pearl S Buck s best effort and I only persevered with it because it is a book club book chosen, I think without being read beforehand This is the story of 4 generations of MacArds who are wealthy and travel to India as Christian missionaries It starts with the New York patriarch being widowed and traveling with his rudderless son to India for a vacation Said son finds his place in the world starting a Christian school for poor Indians The book takes place in the waning days o This was not Pearl S Buck s best effort and I only persevered with it because it is a book club book chosen, I think without being read beforehand This is the story of 4 generations of MacArds who are wealthy and travel to India as Christian missionaries It starts with the New York patriarch being widowed and traveling with his rudderless son to India for a vacation Said son finds his place in the world starting a Christian school for poor Indians The book takes place in the waning days of the British Empire and the whole thing wasthan slightly racist The cover of the Pocket Books Cardinal edition has a drawing of a contemplative blond in a blue dress and underneath the tag line Livy was a missionary s daughter forbidden to marry her native lover All you need to know to skip this piece of dreck which was originally published in 1953

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    Buck was the first woman to receive a Nobel prize in literature with her culturally sensitive tales of ordinary people around the world This one is set in India and involves three generations of a British families relationship with the culture of the people and their personal relationships with them Here is a really human study of the relationship of men with their religion, its complication in the relationships with those of other persuasions and how long it really takes to shed racial attitu Buck was the first woman to receive a Nobel prize in literature with her culturally sensitive tales of ordinary people around the world This one is set in India and involves three generations of a British families relationship with the culture of the people and their personal relationships with them Here is a really human study of the relationship of men with their religion, its complication in the relationships with those of other persuasions and how long it really takes to shed racial attitudes even among those who like and even love one another.Very sensitive and yet easy to read

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    Compr este libro porque estaba barato en una librer a de segunda Me cost como tres o cuatro intentos el quererlo terminar En los res menes lo describ an como una bella historia de amor Pero pienso que eso puede ser malintepretado No es una historia rom tica, creo Pero s es una historia sobre el amor El amor familiar, fraternal, espiritual, de pareja, el amor patri tico inclusive Habla sobre David Hardworth MacArd y su hijo Y el hijo de su hijo Y la hija de quel Y c mo a trav s Compr este libro porque estaba barato en una librer a de segunda Me cost como tres o cuatro intentos el quererlo terminar En los res menes lo describ an como una bella historia de amor Pero pienso que eso puede ser malintepretado No es una historia rom tica, creo Pero s es una historia sobre el amor El amor familiar, fraternal, espiritual, de pareja, el amor patri tico inclusive Habla sobre David Hardworth MacArd y su hijo Y el hijo de su hijo Y la hija de quel Y c mo a trav s de las distintas generaciones van pasando de ser h roes a ser villanos en cierta manera C mo cambia el coraz n del hombre, c mo se moldea a trav s de sus circunstancias de vida y sus decisiones.Comienza en un post 1929 norteamericano Se va trasladando hacia la India dominada por el Imperio Brit nico y va d ndonos referencia de una India esclava que conoce la esperanza en Gandhi Los protagonistas son misioneros cristianos poco convencionales, que buscan abrirse paso y salvar a la gente a trav s de su religi n y la reeducaci n de las generaciones Los relatos sobre cosas de la India de repente son hermosos, de repente son tristes, de repente son profundos y delicados Muchas cosas me hicieron pensar Es un libro que me hizo pensar El final es algo triste Pero tambi n esperanzador La pr xima generaci n, de haberse narrado, quiz s hubiera podido dar el salto que no se pudo dar al final de la historia.Siento bonito haber encontrado a Pearl S Buck sin recomendaci n de nadie Me gust mucho su libro

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    It was mom who was reading Pearl Buck s novles, and that s how I discovered her books, they re a chef d oeuvre, the way she writes, the way she describes Chinese life, the way she express the feelngs and makes you feel it, I just don t know how to explain

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    Was so excited about this story, I felt that I had found a jewel, it was everything I had expected and then the ending

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    No s que me motiv a leer este libro pero me gusto mucho desde un comienzo, y en ning n momento pareci disgustarme Fue una lectura agradable.

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