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Saints and Sinners free pdf Saints and Sinners is a book of twelve stories linked by the themes of clergy and crime. Each is about a clergyman or woman and their involvement in crime, either as the perpetrator, victim or detective. Some of the clergy are good, others weak and some evil and they are from different denominations: Anglican, Baptist, Methodist, with one story set in a monastic community. The book explores questions about good and evil in the context of life and the Church. The stories are not linked together and all have separate characters. Not all are murders and in one no crime seems to have taken place! In one of the stories the perfect hiding place for a dead body is discovered- another explores the life of someone who as a soldier commits murder and then becomes a monk. There is one set in rural Yorkshire and is told in a series of letters and one set at the time of the American Civil War. A dead vicar is found in the library in one and there are very strange goings on at a Ministers barbeque in another. There is a very dubious Dean of a Cathedral and a curate who collects inheritances. A good clergyman is maligned and a Pastor's son is determined to tell the truth, whatever the cost. Themes of the stories include murder, deception, lust, greed, envy, hate and witchcraft, the usual attributes found in the average church congregation!

About Reverand Malcolm G. Lorimer

Malcolm Lorimer was born in Haworth, West Yorkshire and has been a Methodist minister for over 35 years. He has served in Stockton-on-Tees, Manchester, Heald Green and Sale . He is now Superindentent of the new Cheshire South circuit and lives in Nantwich. He is chaplain to Lancashire County Cricket Club and part of their Heritage team. He has written a book on Brian Statham and others on the history of the club, plus helping to edit two collections of letters from Neville Cardus. He collects cricket books and memorabilia but sold a set of Wisdens to buy a canal boat. He is a lover of detective fiction, especially Sherlock Holmes. He loves canals, jazz and likes Leonard C1000ohen.

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Author : Reverand Malcolm G. Lorimer
Publisher : Max Books
Data Published : 01 March 2011
ISBN : 0956222420
EAN : 9780956222428
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 224 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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