The Day of the Lie by William Brodrick
(Father Anselm Novels)

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They came for me in November nineteen fifty-one and took me to Mokotow prison. Cambridge, the present day. And out of the past, a cry for help: Father Anselm, the brilliant Benedictine, receives a visit from an old friend with a dangerous story to tell - the story of a woman betrayed by time, fate, and someone close to her ...someone still unknown. As a young woman, Roza Mojeska was part of an underground resistance group in Communist Poland. But after her arrest, an agent of the secret police makes her a devil's bargain - and in the dark of a government prison, a terrible choice is made. Now, fifty years later, Anselm is called upon to investigate both Roza's story and a mystery dating back to the early 1980s, in the icy grip of the Cold War. And as he peels back years of history, decades of secrets, a half-century of lies, he exposes a truth that victim and torturer would keep hidden...
 

About William Brodrick

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Bill Brodrick was an Augustinian friar before leaving the order to become a practising barrister.
 
Published April 1, 2012 by Little, Brown Young Readers. 384 pages
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Crime. Fiction
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The Day of the Lie by William Broderick, A Question of Proof by Nicholas Blake, Every Vow You Break by Julia Crouch and The Murder Wall by Mari Hannah

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If Anselm is the genius described on the back of the book than why didn’t I see his talent?

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Brodrick's (A Whispered Name) latest takes listeners into the dangerous world of post-World War II communist Poland. Anselm, a lawyer-turned-monk, is investigating the life of Roza Mojeska, a case he has taken at the request of an old friend. Roza was a key participant in the distribution of an a...

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Lorraine Carpenter 5 Sep 2013

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