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Fall On Your Knees: I Wish I Knew the Rosary

The best part of Ann-Marie MacDonald’s Fall on Your Knees are the scenes that describe Kathleen as a happy child. These are the scenes when it is possible to imagine there might be something good in the world, even if that good thing has red hair. But that possibility is soon quashed and the remainder of the novel gave me nightmares. Actual wake-up-in-the-middle-of-the-night nightmares about water ghosts and red haired demon children and the rosary. Continue reading

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