Glamorous Powers

Glamorous Powers

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by Susan Howatch
     
 

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"Fascinating...convincing...believable."
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The time is 1940. Jonathan Darrow is an Anglican priest when he receives a shattering vision and knows he must leave the monastery that has been his home for seventeen years. As he plunges into the temptations of the real world, a crisis sends him into the labyrinth of his past to pluck out the buried truth

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"Fascinating...convincing...believable."
NEWSDAY
The time is 1940. Jonathan Darrow is an Anglican priest when he receives a shattering vision and knows he must leave the monastery that has been his home for seventeen years. As he plunges into the temptations of the real world, a crisis sends him into the labyrinth of his past to pluck out the buried truth beneath the deceptions he has been living through.


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Publishers Weekly - Publisher's Weekly
Jon Darrow, an Anglican priest and abbot with psychic abilities, has a vision that he interprets as God's instruction to leave his religious order. ``In this witty, wise novel, the question `Does God exist?' is always understood and, true to life, ambiguously answered,'' wrote PW. (Nov.)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780307775122
Publisher:
Random House Publishing Group
Publication date:
12/01/2010
Series:
Starbridge Series , #2
Sold by:
Random House
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
416
Sales rank:
105,739
File size:
2 MB

Meet the Author

Susan Howatch was born in Surrey in 1940. After taking a degree in law she emigrated to America where she married, had a daughter and embarked on her career as a writer. When she eventually left the states, she lived in the Republic of Ireland for four years before returning to England. She spent time in Salisbury - the inspiration for her Starbridge sequence of novels - and now lives in London.

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