The Passion of Dolssa

By BERRY, Julie

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School Library Journal

Reviewed on December 1, 2016  |  Best Books 2016

Gr 7 Up—Two young women—Botille, a tavern wench, and Dolssa, a noblewoman possibly in communion with God—form a deep bond in a world that seeks to d...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Magazine

Starred Review on April 1, 2016

Berry (All the Truth That's in Me, rev. 11/13) tells the story of (fictional) Catholic mystic Dolssa de Stigata after she escapes being burned as a heretic in 1241 Toulouse, France; mostly, however, it's the story of Botille, an enterprising young matchmaker from a tiny fishing village who rescues Dolssa from starvation and detection, and thus puts herself and her village in mortal danger. Berry constructs her novel as a 1290 account by a monk, and employs both first- and thir...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Guide

Reviewed on January 1, 2016

A (fictional) Catholic mystic, Dolssa de Stigata, escapes being burned as a heretic in 1241 France; mostly, this is the story of Botille, an ent...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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