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This series of six books sets out to describe the history of the Church of England through the twentieth century. Each of the six books is self-contained, and each is narrated by a different character. However, the main protagonist of each book also appears in the other books, allowing the author to present the same incidents from different viewpoints.

 

Glittering Images

Starbridge #1

by Susan Howatch

It is the 1930s, and Charles Ashworth is dispatched by the Archbishop of Canterbury to learn the truth about the flamboyant Bishop of Starbridge, Adam Alexander Jardine, and his mousy wife. Do Jardine's outspoken...


Glamorous Powers

Starbridge #2

by Susan Howatch

"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...


Ultimate Prizes

Starbridge #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...


Scandalous Risks

Starbridge #4

by Susan Howatch

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...


Absolute Truths

Starbridge #6

by Susan Howatch

"A SKILLFUL BLEND OF CHARACTER, PHILOSOPHY AND

NARRATIVE. . .Formidable personalities embroil themselves in ruthless power struggles that would make a corporate raider blush."

--The Washington Post Book World...


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