Black Robe

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Black Robe
Author Brian Moore
Year Published 1985
Language English

Black Robe is a novel, written by Brian Moore, first published in 1985. The novel is set in New France during the 17th Century and follows a Jesuit priest, Father Laforgue, as he travels with a group of Algonkian to a distant mission among the Huron Indians. Along the way he struggles with his faith and his relationships with the natives.[1]

The book is partially based on letters written by Jesuits traveling through the area in the time period. In 1991, the book was adapted into a movie by the same name.[2]

References

  1. https://www.nytimes.com/1985/03/31/books/the-ordeal-of-father-laforgue.html Carroll, James (31 March 1985). "The ordeal of Father Laforgue". New York Times. Retrieved 24 May 2014.
  2. https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0101465/ IMDB Black Robe