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A stunning 30th anniversary edition of the best-selling Mister God This Is Anna, together with the sequels, Anna's Book, Anna and the Black Knight, with a new preface by Dr Rowan Williams, Archbishop of Canterbury.
Paperback, 384 pages
Published March 1st 2004 by HarperCollins Publishers (first published January 1st 210)
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Katie, a fellow volunteer at the American Library in Paris, found this book down in the basement and recommended it to me. I read it in draughts and bits, mostly on packed subways and deserted platforms, waiting outside offices or while sebastien was making phone calls.

It's really a compilation of three titles, and if I had to make a recommendation, I'd say read the first one: Mister God, this is Anna.

Hardly a literary book, and yet an intensely thoughtful book- one that makes you think, and sha
This is a really good book imo, it made me think and really think, about they way we see God, the way we see life, and simply the way we live. It wasn't the kind of book that was page-turning; not the kind i'll finish at one go; but it is in every aspect a good book. Rather dry in some parts, and at times difficult to grasp but i definitely enjoyed the read. Anna is a charming little character, and Fynn is a wonderful narrator, all the same quirky, and rather like Anna sometimes.
Anna is a philosopher, theologian and mathematician. and 6 years old.

she shares with the narrator (and writer) Fynn her innocent but insightful view of the world and her conversations with "Mister God".

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Jul 01, 2010 Khat Fish marked it as to-read
Recommends it for: spiritual people with open mind
Love love love! Currently reading a friend's copy but I've flagged so many pages to copy that I'm gonna have to buy it for myself. I actually gave the book back so will finish reading when I've got my own copy.
I really loved this book. Sadly I got stuck after Anna died. There are some really captivating thoughts in it though, which made me see the world in a different light.
ONE OF THE MOST MOVING BOOKS I HAVE EVER READ. Touched my heart in the most stupendous ways and made me think and think and think. I was charmed
doesnt matter if you don't believe in god.. read this book anyway.. i did..
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Fynn is the pen name of Sydney "Sid" George Hopkins, born in Poplar, London 26th March 1919 - died in Somerset 3rd July 1999.

Sid was a student and later staff member at Finchden Manor, a now defunct reform school,in Tenterden Kent, as described in the book Mr Lyward's Answer.

Sid Hopkins spent the last years of his life living in Taunton, Somerset, England.

ALAN MITCHELL profile, Church House Pub
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“So very many times over the next three years i heard her laughter - no silver bells or sweet rippling sounds was her laughter, but like a five-year-old's bellow of delight, a cross between a puppy's yelp, a motor-bike and a bicycle pump. ” 7 likes
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