"Brodrick has all the right moves, but fewer slices of toast would have made for a tighter plot." - PW.
"With just his second novel, Brodrick already writes like a master." - Booklist.
"Only the compelling sway exerted by Brodrick's characters and language render this unwieldy, non-sinister and at times maddeningly non-cohesive narrative impossible to put down. Justice and gratification delayed, but not denied." - Kirkus.
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William Brodrick, in a career change that reverses that of his character Father Anselm's, was an Augustinian friar before leaving in order to become a practicing barrister. His novels include The Sixth Lamentation, The Gardens of the Dead, and A Whispered Name.
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