The Sparrow: A Novel (Ballantine Reader's Circle)

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      A visionary work that combines speculative fiction with deep philosophical inquiry, The Sparrow tells the story of a charismatic Jesuit priest and linguist, Emilio Sandoz, who leads a scientific mission entrusted with a profound task: to make first contact with intelligent extraterrestrial life. The mission begins in faith, hope, and beauty, but a series ofxA0small misunderstandings brings it to a catastrophic end.
Praise for The Sparrow
u201CA startling, engrossing, and moral work of fiction.u201Du2014ThexA0New York Times Book Review
u201CImportant novels leave deep cracks in our beliefs, our prejudices, and our blinders. The Sparrow is one of them.u201Du2014Entertainment Weekly
u201CPowerful . . . The Sparrow tackles a difficult subject with grace and intelligence.u201Du2014San Francisco Chronicle
u201CProvocative, challenging . . . recalls both Arthur C. Clarke and H. G. Wells, with a dash of Ray Bradbury for good measure.u201Du2014The Dallas Morning News
u201C[Mary Doria] Russell shows herself to be a skillful storyteller who subtly and expertly builds suspense.u201Du2014USA Today

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