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This novel is about the lives and loves of students in a theological college. Mara, an angry and intelligent young woman, undertakes a theology degree to explore her unresolved relationship with her vicar father and deceased sister, who died mysteriously in an extreme religious community.
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Catherine Fox is an established and popular author. Her other books include The Benefits of Passion (Hamish Hamilton 1997), Love for the Lost (Penguin, 2000) and Wolf Tide (CreateSpace, 2013). She lives in Liverpool where her husband is dean of the cathedral.Review:
'As original as its abrasive but engaging heroine.' Pat Barker in the Sunday Times Pick of the Year 'It is a real pleasure to find what many readers are always on the lookout for: a new and original writer of a rattling good story told with intelligence and depth.' The Tablet 'Fox's novel, drawing skilfully on the high seriousness of a venerable religion, offers more substantial satisfactions than a reader has any right to expect from a first novel about student life. The Sunday Times
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