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Ruthless ambition in a Nunnery,
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This is rightly described as a satirical fantasy. The reader may benefit by Googling "A typical day at the Monastery Benedictine nuns of Holy Trinity ..." This describes the daily timetable for prayers, from Vigils (06.00) to Compline(20.15).
The Abbess Hildegarde is newly dead ... and the Abbey is waiting for the new Abbess to be elected. Alexandra, the Sub Prioress is determined to win ...
Meanwhile Sister felicity jumps from her window on to the haycart pulled up below and runs to meet her Jesuit from the nearby Monastery.
"They can't possibly know the sewing room is bugged".
These extracts should arouse enough curiosity to read the book.
It's a scream!