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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  - 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  - 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  - 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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User Review  - ruthseeley - LibraryThing

I had very low expectations for this novel and was so surprised. It's not just the brilliant exploration of such a highly controversial subject - it's the wisdom of Macintyre's approach and his ... Read full review

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User Review  - RobertKearney - LibraryThing

A wonderful combination of detective thriller and history of personal development within the context of sexual abuse by the clergy. Excellent depiction of the conflicts faced by a Nova Scotia priest ... Read full review

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User Review  - Laurenbdavis - LibraryThing

A stunningly good novel about a Nova Scotian priest facing up to the repercussions of a career spent in obedience to his Bishop's orders -- doing the dirty work of "cleaning up" after abusive priests ... Read full review


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