Mystical Paths

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Random House Publishing Group, Dec 8, 2010 - Fiction - 512 pages
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When Nicholas Darrow follows his father into the Anglican priesthood in 1968 at the age of twenty-five, he is fleeing a troubled past. But when his fascination with his own psychic powers results in a near-tragedy, Nicholas must face the truth about his relationship with his father before he can find his way out of the seemingly impenetrable darkness that engulfs him.

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User Review  - SueinCyprus - LibraryThing

Fifth in the Starbridge series about ministers in the Church of England in the 20th century. This book follows the early adulthood of Nick Darrow, an independent and confused young man, who is about ... Read full review

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For some reason I thought I had read all of the books in this series until I picked up and realize I skipped over the fifth to the sixth. Going back to the fifth in the series has been refreshing ... Read full review

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About the author (2010)

Susan Howatch was born in 1940. She obtained a law degree from London University and then immigrated to the United States, where she lived for eleven years. During that time she wrote eight novels, including her international bestsellers "Penmarric" and "The Wheel of Fortune," In 1980 she returned to England, where she began to study Church history. The result was the six novels that make up the Starbridge series. In 1993 she made headlines by funding a lectureship in theology and natural science at Cambridge University.

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