Glamorous Powers (Starbridge Series #2)

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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 beneath the deceptions he has been living through.
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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.

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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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: 9781616842987
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
  • Publication date: 5/25/2010
  • Series: Starbridge Series , #2
  • Pages: 517
  • Product dimensions: 5.10 (w) x 7.70 (h) x 1.40 (d)

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