|描述：||559 p. ; 24 cm.|
|责任：||by Susan Howatch.|
A tale of intrigue in the Church of England by a writer who has been called the ecclesiastical Le Carre. The protagonist is Bishop Ashworth, a staunch defender of traditional morality. But when catastrophe overwhelms him, Ashworth's principles are revealed to be only a facade. Sixth volume in a sextet which began with Glittering Images.