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Simon Called Peter

Simon Called Peter is a novel by Robert Keable (1887–1927) which was a best-seller in 1921.The title is a reference to Simon Peter the apostle and first Pope of the Catholic Church. In 1921 it was met with astonishing success, and its runaway popularity won Keable a level of celebrity. This link for educational purpose only. Please remove file from your computer after familiarization.

Simon Called Peter is a novel by Robert Keable (1887–1927) which was a best-seller in 1921.The title is a reference to Simon Peter the apostle and first Pope of the Catholic Church. In 1921 it was met with astonishing success, and its runaway popularity won Keable a level of celebrity. The book reportedly sold over 600,000 copies during the 1920s, reaching a 66th edition by 1922. A largely autobiographical work, Simon Called Peter is the tale of a priest, Peter Graham, who has an affair in wartime France with a nurse named Julie. The title character almost abandons his faith for love, but experiences a direct revelation of Christ while watching a Catholic mass and is given up by his lover, who sees his sincerity. The book was controversial at its introduction due to its sexual and religious content.

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Book pages: 282

ISBN: 1502599694

Book language: en

File size: 1.11 MB

File type: pdf

Published: 11 October 2021 - 16:00