What Happened to God’s Policemen All of that by way of introduction to William King’s new novel A Lost Tribe, which charts the role of the priest in Ireland, from his exalted position to one of endangered species. King, who’s a Dublin parish priest and a prolific novelist – this is his fifth novel in two decades -brings the memories of almost fifty years of priesthood and an impressive writing style to his best novel to date. The main character is Fr Tom Galvin who, coming towards the end of his life and on a retreat in his old seminary, remembers the old church he knew, the hopes he had entertained, the realities he had…