To Quell the Terror


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The True Story of the
Carmelite Martyrs of Compiègne

William Bush 

(Professor Emeritus of French Literature
at the University of Western Ontario)

Recounts the dramatic true story of the Discalced Carmelite nuns of Compiègne, martyred during the French Revolution’s “Great Terror,” and known to the world through their fictional representation in Gertrud von Le Fort’s Song at the Scaffold and Francis Poulenc’s Dialogues of the Carmelites. Includes index and 15 photos.

  • Format: paperback
  • Pages: 272

Additional information

Weight 11.2 oz
Dimensions 8.5 × 5.5 × .5 in


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