Does for spirituality what Sophie’s World did for philosophy.
• Theo is fourteen, very clever, reads a lot, loves computer games and the Greek myths. But then, suddenly, he falls ill. His rich aunt Martha decides that they must roam the world to find a cure for his malaise.
• What follows is a tour of the world’s religions and religious sites, with the sceptical, quizzical Theo being shown the varieties and depths of faith that exist in other places, other cultures.
• All this is handled with real style, pace, wit and clarity. The book is a thoroughly enjoyable introduction to why and how people believe in their God – even Dave Allen would have liked it.
Reviews of Theo’s Odyssey
- ‘A wonderful book that both adults and adolescents like Theo will find richly rewarding.’Le Populaire
- ‘With its fluent and alert prose, this encyclopaedic novel will entrance any smart reader keen to extend their spiritual understanding.’Madame Figaro
- ‘Clement has written her great book of questions. The reader needs to dive into it as they would plunge into crystal-clear waters: it will open their heart and refresh their spirit.’Magazine Litteraire