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Review: The Bishop's Man (The Cape Breton Trilogy #2)

User Review  - Toni Osborne - Goodreads

Book 2 in the Cape Breton trilogy Synopsis is mainly taken from Wikipedia and expended with my own thoughts The story follows the life of a Catholic priest named Duncan MacAskill. In the 1970s ... Read full review

Review: The Bishop's Man (The Cape Breton Trilogy #2)

User Review  - John - Goodreads

Picked up this latest Giller winner in hardback for $2.00 at the Book Drive. I really enjoyed this book! Father Duncan MacAskill is a fixer for the bishop. He is the one who deal with priests who have ... Read full review

Review: The Bishop's Man (The Cape Breton Trilogy #2)

User Review  - Steven Langdon - Goodreads

"The Bishop's Man" is the final nominee for the 2010 Giller Prize in my reading. It is a novel that I can easily see winning the award (and it in fact did so,) given the way that it reflects the ... Read full review

Review: The Bishop's Man (The Cape Breton Trilogy #2)

User Review  - Mike Smith - Goodreads

This is a powerful story about Catholic priest Duncan MacAskill, who is dealing with personal and professional demons. Told in the first person by Father Duncan himself, this novel wanders back and ... Read full review

Review: The Bishop's Man (The Cape Breton Trilogy #2)

User Review  - Sandra - Goodreads

This novel won the Canadian Giller prize and at the time it was considered a surprise. I didn't expect to like this novel, but I did, very much. I became totally engrossed in it. It's a quiet ... Read full review

Review: The Bishop's Man (The Cape Breton Trilogy #2)

User Review  - Kimby Bogora - Goodreads

Did not get very far into the book and then read an article in the paper that through me. Someone saying that if it was not molestation it would be something else in this crazy world that would send ... Read full review

Review: The Bishop's Man (The Cape Breton Trilogy #2)

User Review  - Christie - Goodreads

The Bishop's Man was the 2009 Giller Prize winner. For those of you who aren't familiar with the Giller, it's Canada's largest annual prize for fiction, netting the winner $50,000. McIntyre, a well ... Read full review

Review: The Bishop's Man (The Cape Breton Trilogy #2)

User Review  - Lorina Stephens - Goodreads

To read The Bishop's Man, by Linden MacIntyre, is to come to an understanding about nuance, patience and the sometimes ambiguity of knowledge. The novel is set in the late 1990s of Cape Breton, at a ... Read full review

Review: The Bishop's Man (The Cape Breton Trilogy #2)

User Review  - Sara - Goodreads

It was just okay for me. I wasn't keen on MacIntyre's style. It felt self-consciously oblique to me. Didn't find myself caring much about the main character. But it was an interesting and unusual ... Read full review

Review: The Bishop's Man (The Cape Breton Trilogy #2)

User Review  - Peachy - Goodreads

With Linden MacIntyre being one of my favourite journalists, I was thrilled to hear of his novel being honoured as the winner of the Scotiabank Giller prize for 2009. After reading the synopsis of the ... Read full review


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