Ultimate Prizes (Starbridge Series #3)by Susan Howatch
The third in Susan Howatch's Church of England novels, ULTIMATE PRIZES begins in 1942 with the world at war, as narrator and archdeacon Nevill Aysgarth finds himself falling into a hopeless obsession over Dido Tallent, beautiful celebrity, and finds himself pursuing her through a swamp of guilt and the destruction of his valued moral compass....
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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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I wish that her Church of England series had been available when I was younger. I have learned so much reading this series. Young people would benefit so much from this series. I really love this author. I remember reading some of her books when I was younger.