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The Light Years (Cazalet Chronicle) - Elizabeth Jane Howard
The Light Years (Cazalet Chronicle)
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In 1937, the coming war is only a distant cloud on Britain's horizon. As the Cazalet households prepare for their summer pilgrimage to the family estate in Sussex, readers meet Edward, in love with but by no means faithful to his wife Villy; Hugh, wounded in the Great War; Rupert, who worships... show more
In 1937, the coming war is only a distant cloud on Britain's horizon. As the Cazalet households prepare for their summer pilgrimage to the family estate in Sussex, readers meet Edward, in love with but by no means faithful to his wife Villy; Hugh, wounded in the Great War; Rupert, who worships his lovely child-bride Zoe; and Rachel, the spinster sister.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780671527938 (0671527932)
ASIN: 0671527932
Publisher: Washington Square Press
Pages no: 448
Edition language: English
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Bettie's Books
Bettie's Books rated it
4.0
The Light Years (Cazalet Chronicles #1) by Elizabeth Jane Howard fradio> R4DramatisationSeries> #1 of 4 Winter 2013under 500 ratingspub 1990Hist Fic>WWIISussexFamiliesEpic1/10 The Cazalet family gather for their annual summer holiday as war looms. 2/10 Edward escapes the family holiday to meet his m...
Austen to Zafón
Austen to Zafón rated it
4.0
Semi-autobiographical fictionalized account of Howard's experience growing up in during WWII. Great family saga.
Kaethe
Kaethe rated it
I do not think that the author likes her characters or has much sympathy for them. Everyone is pretty damn miserable right up until they find out there isn't going to be a war, which of course, the reader knows there will be. I loved her passages about life before the war, details about birth co...
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