Life couldn't be better for Lucinda Purefoy. Granted it's a little embarrassing, her father being the Bishop of Aldershot, but she's got a steady boyfriend, a degree in social sciences from Manchester University and the offer of a job in advertising. With all that, she felt she should pay back her debt to society' and do a little good in the world'. Praeceptors'), an organization which trains girls like Lucy to become the guide, philosopher and friend' to ex-convicts coming out of prison, to find them a job, a home and to encourage them to kick the habit of stealing things. windy March morning, waiting to greet her first SCRAP client', a career-burglar called Terry Keegan. What happens next confounds expectations and produces a story full of surprises. and a compulsive plot, Quite Honestly is a wonderfully comic novel, packed with John Mortimer's entertaining reflections on crime.
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