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Book: The Misadventures of Cardinal Fratelli by Rachel Gohlman

Book: The Misadventures of Cardinal Fratelli by Rachel Gohlman

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categories: Book, Italy, Cardinal, Trials, Misadventures, Comic Writing, 19th century, Catholic Clergy, Clerical Comedy

Rachel Marie Gohlman

Author Rachel Marie Gohlmanabout this book: This uplifting, clerical comedy is inspired by the paintings of J. G. Vibert, who painted cardinals and bishops engaging in everyday, quirky activities. The scenes in these paintings almost come to life as the story unfolds.

The book is set in 19th century Italy and follows the daily life and mishaps of Cardinal Fratelli. He is young, excitable and unused to being in a cardinal's high position. Regularly, he puts up with his snobby aunt Francine, who always had different intentions for his life. Things change when his old friend Michele visits, reveals she is enamored with him and won't take no for an answer. Cardinal Fartelli makes a mad-dash in an attempt to get her married off!

"The Misadventures of Cardinal Fratelli" shows the comedic, human side of Catholic clergy, shows they are human and subject to the havoc caused by water and gravity. It shows their joys and sorrows. Very endearing. Themes such as virtue and trust of God are prevalent throughout Cardinal Fratelli's misadventures. It's altogether funny.

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