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 Goudge writes with charm and grace - Kirkus Reviews