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  - hardlyhardy - LibraryThing

The first line of Susan Howatch's 1992 novel "Mystical Paths" gives an inkling of what's in store: "I had just returned from an exorcism and was flinging some shirts into the washing-machine when my ... Read full review


User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

The air is thick with incense and mysteries (both secular and non) in this fifth smashing novel in Howatch's High Church series (Spontaneous Risks, 1990, etc.). Whoever would have thought that she ... Read full review

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About the author (2010)

Susan Howatch was born in Surrey. After getting a degree in law, she emigrated to America, where she married, had a daughter, and embarked on a career as a writer. When she eventually left the United States, she lived in the Republic of Ireland for four years before returning to England. She spent time in Salisbury—which was the inspiration for her Starbridge sequence of novels—and now lives in London.

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