A Jest of God

I will ask myself if I am going mad , but if I do , I won't know it . God's mercy on reluctant jesters . God's grace on fools . God's pity on God . Afterword by margaret atwood I still have my first copy A Jest of God 209.

A Jest of God

' 'Rachel- is it serious?'...So that's it. I ought to have seen. She's wondering- what will become of me? That's what everyone goes through life wondering, probably, the one absorbing anguish. What will become of me? Me.' Rachel Cameron, thirty-four and unmarried, is trapped by the stifling conventionality of small-town Canadian life as a shy, retiring schoolmistress and dependable helpmeet to her coy and overbearing invalid mother. Desperate for love and companionship, she risks all in an affair with a man for whom sex and love are more trivial matters- and it changes Rachel's life in unforseen ways.

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