The Sin Eater (Common Reader Editions) by Alice Thomas Ellis

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Written in English

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Subjects:

  • General,
  • FICTION_GENERAL,
  • Fiction / General,
  • WALES_FICTION,
  • Fiction - General,
  • Fiction

Book details

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages196
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8710098M
ISBN 10188817336X
ISBN 109781888173369

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This is the story of a young boy who meets a sin eater in a small English village and grows up learning the lessons a sin eater has to offer. It's a highly summarized story, covering a decade and a half of growth and learning. I've read it once before, but decided to read it /5(14).

Then, Cadi overhears talk of the banished "sin eater" who comes to remove the sin of This is a great book although it dragged a little towards the end. It is told in the first person by a child "Cadi Forbes." She is growing up in a clan in the remote mountains.

Cadi believes she is responsible for a terrible accident/5. Sin eaters hear a dying person's last confession and then consume food in honor of the dead; each food symbolizes a particular sin, from disobedience to lust to betrayal. As they consume the food, sin eaters take each sin onto their own : Megan Campisi.

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The character usually appears in comics featuring Spider-Man and Ghost Rider. The Last Sin Eater is a Christian book by the American author Francine Rivers. It deals with the themes of sin, guilt and forgiveness, and tells about the atonement of Jesus Christ. Plot summary [ edit ]Author: Francine Rivers.

The Sin-Eater: A Breviary, Thomas Lynch’s fifth book of poems was launched at The Grolier Poetry Book Shop in Cambridge, the collection gathers two dozen, twenty-four line poems — a book of hours — on the life and times of Argyle, the sin-eater and includes two dozen black and white photographic images by the author’s son, Michael Lynch, and a watercolor by his son, Sean.

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All that matters for young Cadi Forbes is finding the one man who can set her free from the sin that plagues her, the sin that has stolen her Reviews: The Last Sin Eater (), a work of Christian fiction by Francine Rivers, follows a woman looking for freedom from her sins, and the sin eater who is on her trail.

The book won the ECPA Christian Book Award and has been generally well received by both Christian and non-Christian readers. The Last Sin Eater is the story of a community committed to its myth of a human 'sin eater,' who absolves the dead of their sins, and the ten-year-old child who shows them the Truth/5(8).

The title of this story refers to a Welsh tradition in which a “sin-eater” was a person who sat up with the body of someone who died and ate a meal in the presence of the deceased in order to. The Paperback of the The Sin Eater by Sarah Rayne at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more.

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Growing up, Melinda always dreamt of becoming a veterinary practitioner as she always loved animals. The New York Times bestselling author of Redeeming Love and A Voice in the Wind pens a captivating tale of suffering, seeking, and redemption set in Appalachia in the s.

In the misty peaks and valleys of Appalachia roams the sin eater—a myth as much as a man, burdened with absolving the sins of villagers passing from this life to the next/5().

The Sin Eater's Daughter is a young adult fantasy trilogy written by British YA author Melinda Salisbury and published by Scholastic Press. The first book in the trilogy, The Sin Eater's Daughter, was published in on 24 February and marked Salisbury's first book in : Melinda Salisbury.

The sin-eater practice described in this book derives from Welsh culture/superstition: it was believed that sin-eaters could absorb the sins of a deceased person by eating the food presented on/near the corpse, thus allowing the soul to leave this world free of punishment.

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By the end of Campisi’s story, the orphaned sin eater’s appetite for food may be sated, but not her relentless hunger for justice.

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I honestly couldn’t have asked for more-- this was a perfect book by my standards. “Sin Eater is a fully fleshed work of speculative fiction, abundant with the fine details of Elizabethan life and, of course, food. May is a damaged and .

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