The Light Years

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Pan, 1990 - English fiction - 418 pages
14 Reviews
En engelsk families overklasseliv med tjenestefolk og skrøbeligt sammenhold i de sidste år før 2. verdenskrig.

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Review: The Light Years (Cazalet Chronicles #1)

User Review  - Daisy Goodwin - Goodreads

In my view, this is the best of the Cazalet novels, and the bar is set pretty high. There is a grittiness to this book which undercuts the occasional cosiness. Clary one of the young girl characters ... Read full review

Review: The Light Years (Cazalet Chronicles #1)

User Review  - Tessa Arlen - Goodreads

First of all I have not read anything this enjoyable in years! The story opens in the years just before WW2. And we are introduced to the Cazelet family - the elderly patriarch the Brig and his wife ... Read full review

About the author (1990)

Elizabeth Jane Howard was born in London, England on March 26, 1923. She was educated by governesses at home. Her first novel, The Beautiful Visit, was published in 1950 and won the John Llewellyn Rhys prize. Her other works include the series the Cazalet Chronicles, Falling, and the autobiography Slipstream. The first two novels of the Cazalet Chronicles, The Light Years and Marking Time, became the BBC TV series The Cazalets in 2001. The other books in the series are Confusion, Casting Off, and All Change. She also edited several anthologies and wrote short stories, articles, television plays, film scripts and a book on food with Fay Maschler. She was made a CBE in 2000. She died on January 2, 2014 at the age of 90.

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