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Church official Richard Harrison returns to the precincts of Canterbury to find things far from happy. Proposed economic cutbacks and the radical views of the newly appointed Archdeacon are spreading despondency and discord. Added to this is the mystery surrounding the visit and subsequent death of a man from Harrison's shadowy past...
Compromised by his own former recommendations and trapped by abiding loyalty to the institution he serves, Harrison risks friendship and reputation by helping to force a harsh rationalisation programme on a deeply traditional and conservative Church. In doing so, he finds himself increasingly enmeshed in a web of intrigue. An intrigue whose threads lead back to the 1930's, and the dark secrets of a wartime conspiracy...
“Utterly engaging. Canterbury tale of skulduggery combined with ecclesiastical morals and politics”
“This is a most unusual novel, where all the characters are believable and all the history plausible”
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Book Description Harpercollins, 1994. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 2325020