British author and educator Arthur Christopher Benson was no stranger to tragedy, but throughout his many collections of thoughtful essays, he seemed to have found solace in philosophical and spiritual views of suffering. He addresses this question via the framework of fantasy fiction in the stunning novel The Child of the Dawn, which posits a unique and fascinating view of what transpires after one's mortal life has come to an end.
The novel Beside Still Waters from British writer Arthur Christopher Benson offers an in-depth look at the life of one Hugh Neville, beginning with his earliest childhood recollections and concluding in his old age. Through spiritual crises and personal tragedies, Hugh's indefatigable spirit and unique outlook on life remain unscathed. It's an inspirational and engaging look at a life well lived.
First published in the year 1913, the present book 'Joyous Gard' by Arthur Christopher Benson consists of twenty seven essays that offer both philosophical ponderings and practical tips about how to achieve a more fulfilling existence.
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