Death Comes for the Archbishop


Death Comes for the Archbishop is a 1927 novel by American author Willa Cather. It concerns the attempts of a Catholic bishop and a priest to establish a diocese in New Mexico Territory.

The novel was reprinted in the Modern Library series in 1931.[1] It was included in Life Magazine's list of the 100 outstanding books of 1924-1944.[2] It was also included on Time's 100 Best English-language Novels from 1923 to 2005[3] and Modern Library's list of the 100 best English-language novels of the 20th century[4] and was chosen by the Western Writers of America to be the 7th-best "Western Novel" of the 20th century.[5]

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