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I am a diehard devotee of the Starbridge books and read them long before they became available in audio. This one is a joy with a particularly brilliant interpretation by its reader Glen McCready. This actor is new to me but I shall be looking out for anything else he may have read. He brought to life the main characters with great skill and much sympathy. I found myself wishing that he had read all the preceding novels as well. A very long book but one in which you had to ration yourself in order to make it seem even longer.
Another Susan Howatch book set in 1968 in the Anglican church circles of the Darrows, Aysgarths et al. Featuring a lot of paranormal talk and activity and a fascinating new character who specialises in the paranormal despite being an extremely down to earth offbeat priest!
Very enjoyable listen
I consider this the best of the series. Susan Howatch's saga of Starbridge encompasses the state of the Anglican Church over a period of years and at the same time tells a gripping story with unforgettable characters. It would be good if Audible offered the entire series - at present only three of the books are available.
"An excellent story!"
This is an excellent novel which is very well narrated. You really need to read the series in order - this is book 5 - and it is very well worth listening to!
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