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Publisher's Summary

 In Literature: What Every Catholic Should Know, Joseph Pearce provides a survey of literary works of which all Catholics should be aware of. Beginning with Homer and Virgil, the book progresses chronologically through the greatest works of all time, including Dante, Chaucer, Shakespeare, Jane Austen, Dickens, Chesterton, Eliot, Tolkien, and Lewis.

The What Every Catholic Should Know series is intended for the average faithful Catholic who wants to know more about Catholic faith and culture. The authors in this series take a panoramic approach to the topic of each book, aimed at a non-specialist but enthusiastic listener. Forthcoming topics planned for this series include: mercy, history, art, music, and philosophy.

©2019 Augustine Institute and Ignatius Press (P)2020 Ignatius Press

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  • 07-06-2021

Should be volume one

This book seems like it should be the first of a series of books. Mr. Pierce really only gives a high level survey, that leaves the reader longing for a deeper dive and analysis into each of the great books he mentions. I hope for volumes 2-ff.

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  • 09-12-2021

Excellent

A wonderful introduction to literature and I love that the author read the audio book himself.

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