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1 Carretto, Carlo And God Saw That It Was Good
Slough St Paul 1989 0854392963 / 9780854392964 Soft Cover Fine No Jacket 
A Fine unmarked copy. 142 pages. Translated by Alan Neame. Comprises ; Hymn to Hospitality; What God has to say about the creation; Human Beings, what have you to say; Praying to see ourselves in a clearer light. 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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2 Carretto, Carlo (edited By Baird-Smith, Robin) God of the Impossible - Daily Readings with Carlo Carretto
London Darton, Longman & Todd 1988 0232517525 / 9780232517521 Soft Cover Fine No Jacket 
A Fine unmarked copy. 62 pages. Introduction by Mary Craig. Ever since the publication of his classic 'Letters from the Desert' Carretto has been recognised as a great spiritual writer, and in his writings can be found guidelines for a prayer life deeply relevant to today's Christians. The book contains a series of readings based on the themes of Carretto's work. 
Price: 2.00 GBP
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3 Carretto, Carlo Letters from the Desert
London Darton, Longman & Todd 1972 0232511780 / 9780232511789 Soft Cover Very Good No Jacket 
A Very Good clean, tight and unmarked copy apart from a small name to inside cover. xxi + 146 pages. Translated by Rose Mary Hancock. Foreword by Ivan Illich. Carretto went into the desert to learn to pray and the lessons that he learned changed his life, and he learned that prayer had to be the governing principle of every aspect of his life. The call of this book is to love in action, to life as prayer and to a refusal to compromise with the fads and fashions of the modern world. 
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4 Carretto, Carlo Letters to Dolcidia (1954-1983)
London Fount 1989 0006275044 / 9780006275046 First Edition Soft Cover Very Good No Jacket 
A Very Good+ clean and unmarked copy. Edited by Gian Carlo Sibilia. Translated from the Italian by Michael J. Smith. Carlo Carretto (1910-1988) was an Italian leader of Catholic action and at the age of 44 he heard the call of God to go into the Algerian desert and joined the Little Brothers of Jesus of Charles de Foucauld. These remarkable letters to his sister, written during arguably the most crucial period in the great writer's life, when he explored to the full the particular Christian calling from which he would never be distracted, begin in 1954 and end in 1983 with her death, and are personal, sincere and deeply affectionate. 
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5 Carretto, Carlo The Desert in the City
London Fount 1979 0006263496 / 9780006263494 Soft Cover Very Good No Jacket 
A VG unmarked copy. 106 pages. Translated by Barbara Wall. The book is an attempt to help those people who feel weighed down by work and other commitments, so weighed down that when faced with the demands of prayer they say they cannot cope with it, haven't the time. Carretto states that you can find the desert anywhere, even in the city and helps one to make a retreat in the midst of one's working life. 
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6 Carretto, Carlo The Desert Journal - 1954-55
London Fount 1992 0006276245 / 9780006276241 Soft Cover Very Good No Jacket 
A Very Good unmarked copy which has just a light touch of wear to front edges. Translated from the Italian by Alison Swaisland Bucci. First Printing. The book is one of the most important spiritual works of our time, by one of Christianity's most celebrated writers. Previously unpublished and first published in Italy in 1990, it is Carretto's own record of the momentous year in his spiritual journey. It begins with a boat journey to Oran in Algeria, having left his former life as teacher and activist, and committed himself to the religious life. H journeys on to El-Abiodh, at the edge of the Sahara, where on Christmas Day, 1954, he receives the habit of the Little Brothers of Jesus. Carretto then embarks on an extraordinary adventure of self-discovery based on a frank study of the Bible texts, and the journal records the gradual and painful stripping away of all the selfishness within himself, culminating in a new level of spiritual insight. 
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