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User Review  - LynnB - LibraryThing

Linden MacIntyre has done a masterful job of writing about a man -- Father Duncan MacAskill. A man whose faith is tested, whose trust in the institution that is the Catholic church is tested. The ... Read full review

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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  - mynovelthoughts - LibraryThing

The Bishop's Man is a stunning novel that explores, guilt, hope and redemption through the experiences of Father Duncan MacAskill, a priest in Nova Scotia who is the bishop's "clean-up man", helping ... Read full review

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User Review  - fiverivers - LibraryThing

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

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User Review  - Romonko - LibraryThing

This book is very worthy of the Giller Prize that it won last year. Mr. MacIntyre does a remarkable job of characterization and of plotting. The book almost reads like a thriller, keeping the reader ... 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  - Tracykrauss - LibraryThing

Review of THE BISHOP’S MAN by Linden Macintyre I recently finished reading The Bishop's Man by Canadian author and well known broadcast journalist Linden MacIntyre. What can I say but that the book ... 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  - TimBazzett - LibraryThing

The Bishop's Man was a wrenching, moving, compelling book to read. A few years back, in one of my own memoirs (Pinhead), I commented that I thought the Catholic priesthood with its requirement of ... Read full review


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