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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LibraryThing ReviewUser 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
MYSTICAL PATHSUser 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