Tagged: The Good Vicar

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Out of the Ordinary

Out of the Ordinary Enjoy something science fiction, fantasy or a little obscure? Then one of these ‘out of the ordinary’ books might just be for you… and if you haven’t seen it elsewhere,...

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Priests and Religious men

Priests and Religious men Religion in the UK is apparently on the decline yet it features in a few novels – in fact a surprising number. For example in novels authored by TSL writers,...

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Horripilation

One book in the TSL collection which gives me horripilations is The Good Vicar by RJ Whitfield. And I really didn’t expect to find the word on a medical page! If you’ve resisted following...

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Inside the mind of a crime writer

On 30 August 2017, I attended an evening with Tess Gerritsen of Rizzoli and Isles fame. Having watched most of the series, before my recent phase of not watching television, I was intrigued to...

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Angels

Angels appear to be very popular in literature. Here is a sample of popular and not-yet-so-popular angels. Where Angels fear to tread – EM Forster (read it here) Knowledge of Angels – Jill Paton...

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Reconciliation

If one wanted to identify a theme in the books I enjoy, it will most likely be Reconciliation. People finding ways to put aside their differences and come to a closer understanding of each...

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Novel Preview: The Good Vicar

The dream disturbed him. Something about it was too real, too vivid. There was something that spoke to him in words he did not want to hear. It was like no dream he had...

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Challenging assumptions

What an incredible interpretation of the seasonal nativity scene. I was intrigued to discover it’s set in Australia – my natural assumption was that it was somewhere in Africa. It just goes to show,...

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Spiritual places

The most obvious spiritual places are generally regarded as religious places. How many books feature these special places? I’ve identified a few: A church (of England) church in The Good Vicar by John Samson...