Books written by Margaret Laurence

The Prophet's Camel Bell

New Canadian Library | July 18, 2019 | 312 pages
When Margaret Laurence set out for Somaliland with her engineer husband in 1950, she confronted the difficulty of communication between peoples of vastly different cultures. Yet she came to know the skilled orators, poets and craftsmen of the country, and to share the vision of a people’s... More Info

A Jest of God

New Canadian Library | December 1, 2008 | 233 pages
In this celebrated novel, Margaret Laurence writes with grace, power, and deep compassion about Rachel Cameron, a woman struggling to come to terms with love, with death, with herself and her world. Trapped in a milieu of deceit and pettiness – her own and that of others – Rachel longs for... More Info