Glittering images

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New York : Fawcett Columbine, 1994.
1st Ballantine trade paperback ed.
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434 pages ; 21 cm.
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Fiction Howatch, S
Fiction Howatch, S
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER * The first in Susan Howatch's acclaimed novels centering on the glorious Cathedral of Starbridge, Glittering Images is a masterful depiction of spiritual hubris, the seductions of power, and the moral dilemmas of England between the wars. "Passionately eloquent . . . [A] tale of God, sex, love, self-analysis and forgiveness . . . The dialogue throughout this book is brilliantly crisp."-- The Philadelphia Inquirer 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 denouncements of the Anglican Church's strict divorce laws have a personal motive? When he meets the cool and beautiful Lyle Christie, Mrs. Jardine's companion, Ashworth believes they do. But as he struggles to understand the strange relationships in the household, Ashworth ceases to be an innocent, objective observer. Slowly, he too is drawn into the secret drama that is being played out in the shadow of the cathedral, a drama that he could never have foreseen. Praise for Glittering Images "A terrific story . . . Glittering Images is driven by passion, emotional and spiritual, and its spiritual antagonists are brilliant characters." -- San Jose Mercury News "She may well be the Anthony Trollope of the 20th century." --Andrew Greeley, The Washington Post "Bold and exciting." -- Los Angeles Times
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Howatch, S. (1994). Glittering images. 1st Ballantine trade paperback ed. New York: Fawcett Columbine.

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Howatch, Susan. 1994. Glittering Images. New York: Fawcett Columbine.

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Howatch, Susan, Glittering Images. New York: Fawcett Columbine, 1994.

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Howatch, Susan. Glittering Images. 1st Ballantine trade paperback ed. New York: Fawcett Columbine, 1994. Print.

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