Casting Off: The Cazalet Chronicles 4

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Pan Macmillan UK, Nov 1, 2013 - Fiction - 320 pages
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The aftermath of war, and the slow dawning of a new era of freedom and opportunity, shape the destinies of the Cazalets in the final volume of this magnificent family saga.

Polly, Clary and Louise, now grown up, are ready to discover the truth about the adult world. While Rupert, Hugh and Edward must make the choices that will decide their own - and the family's - future.

For the Cazalets, and all those close to them, one end is another beginning...

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User Review  - KayCliff - LibraryThing

I do find the author's way of using the third person pronoun to start each section of the narrative, giving no name, so you're some way in before you discover or work out which character is featured ... Read full review

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User Review  - yukon92 - LibraryThing

Last volume in the Cazelet Chronicles. Set during the closing days of WW II in England. Very enjoyable read. Was a marvelous PBS series as well! Read full review

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About the author (2013)

Elizabeth Jane Howard is the author of fourteen highly acclaimed novels. The Cazalet Chronicle - The Light Years, Marking Time, Confusion and Casting Off - have become established as modern classics and have been adapted for a major BBC television series and most recently for BBC Radio 4. In 2002 Macmillan published her autobiography, Slipstream. In that same year she was awarded a CBE in the Queen's Birthday Honours List. The fifth novel in the Cazelet Chronicle All Change will be published in November 2013.

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