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The Bridge of San Luis Rey Summary
Thornton Wilder

Everything you need to understand or teach The Bridge of San Luis Rey by Thornton Wilder.

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The Bridge of San Luis Rey Summary

Introduction

Almost since its first publication, The Bridge of San Luis Rey has been recognized as a literary masterpiece. Its unique mixture of the spiritual with the humane has given readers throughout the decades a point of reference when considering the apparent horrors that can occur in a world that is explained increasingly through cold scientific eyes. In his memorial tribute to the victims of the terrorist attacks in the United States on September 11, 2001, British prime minister Tony Blair quoted from the book, and since then it has become even more popular, as the world has struggled to reconcile faith with catastrophe.

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