Annie is training to be a priest but as her mind wanders during theological discussions and doubts emerge about her choice of career, she plots and writes a highly sexed novel about ... a novice priest and his flighty girlfriend.
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''A delightful novel: funny, life-enhancing and humane ... Above all, she displays a genuine ability to make religion palatable for a secular age. Forget The Rector's Wife [Joanna Trollope's bestselling 1992 novel], this is the real thing.'' --Michael Arditti, Independent
''She has again succeeded in creating a cast of compelling characters (some of whom made their first appearance in Angels and Men), whose fate one becomes anxious to discover.'' --Kate Chisholm, Sunday Telegraph
''Fox ... writes this provocative and witty story as if she were on springs, her exuberant style happily combining comedy with religious argument ... thoroughly enjoyable.'' --Good Housekeeping
Catherine Fox is an established and popular author. Her debut novel, Angels and Men (reissued by SPCK in 2014) was a Sunday Times Pick of the Year. Her other books include Love for the Lost (Penguin, 2000) and Acts and Omissions (SPCK, 2014).Catherine lives in Liverpool where her husband is dean of the cathedral.
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Book Description Penguin Books Ltd, 1998. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110140258973