Tag Archives: Susan Howatch

The Starbridge Mothers

Inspired by the yahoo Susan Howatch group (http://groups.yahoo.com/group/howatch/), here’s a quick look at some of Starbridge’s mothers. Two of the most significant are Lyle Ashworth and Dido Aysgarth. Lyle’s motherhood is not as vivid as Charles’s fatherhood, but it is … Continue reading

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A in Susan Howatch

Spoilers alert…. A stands for Ashworth and Aysgarth. Both are active in the late 1930s, Ashworth as a professor of Divinity and Aysgarth as an archdeacon. Ashworth narrates the first book,  while Aysgarth makes his first appearance in the second, … Continue reading

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Slang in Susan Howatch

This post is intended as a prelude to some more in-depth thoughts to come at some indeterminate point in the future. It’s about the 6 Starbridge novels and 3 St Benet’s books, but not any of her other fiction. *Includes … Continue reading

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