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The Two Popes by Anthony McCarten

The Two Popes: Official Tie-in to Major New Film Starring Sir Anthony Hopkins

Anthony McCarten

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Imprint: Penguin Books Ltd
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Publication date: 7 Nov 2019
ISBN: 9780241985489

From the prize-winning screenwriter of The Theory of Everything and Darkest Hour, The Two Popes is a fascinating, revealing and gripping tale of two very different men whose destinies converge with each other - they both live in the Vatican - and the wider world.

  • The TimesBook of the Year
4 stars out of 5
16 Nov 2019

" comparing these two tottering pontiffs...makes for a cracking read"

The question left hanging at the end of this engrossing book is whether this belated display of humility and enlightened leadership inside the Vatican is enough to redeem the church in the eyes of the millions of disillusioned and disgusted Catholics who have abandoned it.