Things tagged Lucy Beckett


  1. Ignatius Press Novels

    Michael O’Brien to receive Aquinas Award for Fiction

    September 1, 2016 5:40 pm Leave a Comment

    The 2016 Aquinas Award for Fiction will be given to Michael D. O’Brien for his novel Elijah in Jerusalem at Aquinas College’s Second Annual Tolkien & Lewis Celebration in Nashville, Tennessee. Joseph Pearce, the acclaimed literary biographer and director of the Center for Faith and Culture, will present the award… Read more »

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  2. Ignatius Press Novels

    Shining a Literary Light

    November 10, 2015 10:59 am Leave a Comment

    Earlier this year, it was announced that the first annual Aquinas Award for Fiction would be awarded to Lucy Beckett for her novel The Leaves are Falling. Ignatius Press Marketing director Anthony Ryan traveled to Aquinas College in Nashville, Tennessee to accept the award on her behalf. The award was… Read more »

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  3. Prologue: A Postcard from the Volcano

    May 28, 2015 5:52 pm Leave a Comment

    Read the prologue of the novel A Postcard from the Volcano by Lucy Beckett. If you like what you’re reading, visit the novel’s page to learn more or order! Prologue In the winter of 1961 Max Hofmann was dying. No one said so, not even the doctor, who seemed to… Read more »

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  4. An Interview with Lucy Beckett

    June 4, 2014 11:59 am 2 Comments

    Lucy Beckett is an award-winning novelist living in Yorkshire, England, where she teaches at Ampleforth Abbey. Her novels include The Time Before You Die, A Postcard from the Volcano, and the recently released The Leaves Are Falling. She is also the author of In the Light of Christ: Writings in… Read more »

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  5. Looking for the City

    May 16, 2014 10:22 am 3 Comments

    “Let us pine for the City where we are citizens… By pining, we are already there; we have already cast our hope, like an anchor, on that coast. I sing of somewhere else, not of here; for I sing with my heart, not my flesh. The citizens of Babylon hear… Read more »

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