In the overheated 1960s in the English town of Starbridge, young Venetia Flaxton edges closer to a love affair with Neville Aysgarth, who is Dean of the Cathedral and old enough to be her father. His hidden emotional past and her moral conflict in the present lead them deeper and deeper into the mysteries of the human heart and soul.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - SueinCyprus - LibraryThing
Fourth in the Starbridge series about ministers in the Church of England in the 20th century. This book takes place in the 1960s, and is told from the perspective of Venetia, a young woman who falls ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - LudieGrace - LibraryThing
Oh, Susan Howatch, how devilishly entertaining you are. I don't know why I find the Church of England novels so oddly comforting, and indeed sometimes I'm nearly ashamed of how delightful it is to ... Read full review