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Comrade Jacob

3.60  ·  Rating details ·  5 ratings  ·  2 reviews
Published 1961
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Gary Budden
Jan 05, 2016 rated it it was amazing
I have an ongoing obsession with the English civil war and its fallout. It's a fascinating and crucial piece of history that is strangely under-represented in fiction – luckily, there are some decent works out there if you’re willing to dig/go on AbeBooks.

David Caute’s 1961 novel Comrade Jacob focuses on Gerard Winstanley and the mystical proto-communist sect he founded in the years after the fall of the monarchy. His ecstatic religious epiphany on St George’s Hill, Surrey, leads to the creation
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