Scandalous Risks (Starbridge Series #4)

Scandalous Risks (Starbridge Series #4)

by Susan Howatch
     
 

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In the overheated 1960s in the English town of Starbridge, young Venetia Flaxton edges closer to a love affair with Neville Aysgarth, who is Dean of the Cathedral and old enough to be her father. His hidden emotional past and her moral conflict in the present lead them deeper and deeper into the mysteries of the human heart and soul.  See more details below

Overview

In the overheated 1960s in the English town of Starbridge, young Venetia Flaxton edges closer to a love affair with Neville Aysgarth, who is Dean of the Cathedral and old enough to be her father. His hidden emotional past and her moral conflict in the present lead them deeper and deeper into the mysteries of the human heart and soul.

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Publishers Weekly - Publisher's Weekly
Venetia Flaxton, an intelligent but desultory young woman, details her affair with the 61-year-old dean of Starbridge Cathedral in this fourth of Howatch's Church of England series. ``A commanding novel of substance and heart,'' said PW. Howatch ``treats romance, sex, love and religion with the seriousness and humor of the best 19th-century novelists.'' (Dec.)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780449219829
Publisher:
Random House Publishing Group
Publication date:
10/28/1991
Series:
Starbridge Series, #4
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
480
Sales rank:
1,130,893
Product dimensions:
4.50(w) x 7.00(h) x 1.00(d)

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