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User Review  - icolford - LibraryThing

Linden MacIntyre's prize winning novel The Bishop's Man takes as it's starting point the sexual abuse scandal that rocked the Catholic Church. The action is set primarily in the early 1990s in and ... Read full review

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User Review  - GeraniumCat - LibraryThing

I quite disliked the main character, the rather prissy Father Duncan MacAskill but, that apart, I was impressed by this 2009 Giller Prize winner. It’s no spoiler to say that the plot turns on the ... Read full review

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User Review  - Niecierpek - LibraryThing

The Bishop’s man is the priest who deals with his fellow clergy who have strayed from the righteous path. He helps to relocate those suspected of child abuse, those whose housekeepers get pregnant ... Read full review

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User Review  - Cecilturtle - LibraryThing

I was very much taken with this book which can be read at many levels: a criticism of the Catholic Church and the scandals it tried to cover up, a discourse on appearances and the ill-effects of ... Read full review

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User Review  - veevoxvoom - LibraryThing

Summary: Father Duncan MacAskill is a priest that other priests fear. His job is to root out problem priests, particularly priests who have disobeyed their vows of chastity. Recently he has moved to a ... Read full review

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User Review  - KarenAJeff - LibraryThing

I enjoyed this book but I think I need to read it again to fully appreciate it. Read full review


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