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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'Glamorous Powers is a brave and welcome new direction for Susan Howatch to take' Observer
'An intriguing and wholly involving story' New York Times Book Review
'This novel marks a remarkable departure for Susan Howatch' Today
'Howatch writes thrillers of the heart and mind ... everything in a Howatch novel cuts close to the bone and is of vital concern' New Woman
'A mesmerising storyteller' Daily Telegraph
'One of the most original novelists writing today' Cosmopolitan
'She is a deft storyteller, and her writing has depth, grace and pace' Sunday TimesAbout 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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Book Description HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, 1988. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0002232634
Book Description HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, 1988. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 2232634