Towers in the Mist
The Cathedral Trilogy
By Elizabeth Goudge
A novel in Elizabeth Goudge's Cathedral trilogy.
When Faithful Crocker, an impoverished young man with a love of learning, travels to Oxford in the hope of becoming a scholar, he is offered a home with Canon Leigh and his eccentric family.
As Faithful begins to fulfil his academic dream, the Leigh family navigate the tricky waters of first love, uncover shocking secrets and experience devastating loss.
A charming tale of hope and love, set amid the dreaming spires of Elizabethan Oxford.
Elizabeth de Beauchamp Goudge was born on April 24th 1900 in Wells, Somerset, where her father was Principal of Wells Theological College. Although she had privately intended writing as a career, her parents insisted she taught handicrafts in Oxford. She began writing in her spare time and her first novel ISLAND MAGIC, set in Guernsey, was a great success here and in America. GREEN DOLPHIN COUNTRY (1944) projected her to fame, netting a Literary Guild Award and a special prize of £30,000 from Louis B. Mayer of MGM before being filmed.
In her later years Elizabeth Goudge settled in Henley-on-Thames. She died on April 1st, 1984.
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27 Jul 2017
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