Glamorous Powers (Starbridge Series #2) [NOOK Book]

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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 ...
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Glamorous Powers (Starbridge Series #2)

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Overview

"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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With Glittering Images, Susan Howatch embarked on an ambitious endeavor: a series of works about faith and infidelity, piety and passion. Now, the second, Glamorous Powers is awaited by a large readership. For 17 years, Jon Darrow, clergyman and abbot, had been sheltered from the world. Now he was being called--by a blinding vision--for a mission outside the monastery.

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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.)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780307775122
  • Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
  • Publication date: 12/1/2010
  • Series: Starbridge Series , #2
  • Sold by: Random House
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 184,282
  • File size: 3 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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