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Darkening Sky (Sister Agnes) Paperback – 16 Oct 2006

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  • Paperback: 329 pages
  • Publisher: Allison & Busby; New edition edition (16 Oct. 2006)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0749081074
  • ISBN-13: 978-0749081072
  • Product Dimensions: 11.1 x 2.2 x 17.8 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 1,887,212 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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'Those who expect Sister Agnes to be a cloistered violet are in for a stimulating surprise... She is not Miss Marple with a wimple but a suffering, struggling human being whose brilliance in detection is matched by her compassion' Sister Wendy Beckett 'Agnes is a fascinating and complicated woman who inevitably looks at the world from an oblique angle' Val McDermid

About the Author

Alison Joseph was born and brought up in London. She studied French and Philosophy at Leeds University. In 1985 she set up her own production company, producing Through the Devil's Gateway, a series about women and religion presented by Helen Mirren on Channel 4. Alison has adapted novels for BBC Radio 4's Book at Bedtime and The Late Book, including the award-winning production of Captain Corelli's Mandolin.

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5.0 out of 5 stars INTERSESTING SERIES 28 April 2014
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I enjoy these book--good characters, interesting plots and the series is a hidden gem for those who like cozy mysteries.
5.0 out of 5 stars food for thought 13 Mar. 2016
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This was a bit more introspective than the other Sr Agnes books, so this may or may not be for you. Besides Fr Julius Athena & Agnes grappling with commitment and morality, problems of PTSD from Bosnia or the Falklands and spousal abuse.,
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