A House at War
The long-awaited sequel to Jean Marsh's The House of Elliott. Still courted by the rich and influential, the House of Eliott is thriving. The triumphant 1936 season allows Bea and Evie time to nurture their neglected families. The onset of World War II brings the House of Eliott under threat, and forces the sisters to confront hard truths about their lives.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Clueless - LibraryThing
The first 100 pages or so were quite painful. But I cared so much about the characters and wanted to know how they made out that I persevered. The writer seems to have embraced a 'Bulwer/Lytton' style describing every stitch of clothing and every single bite of food they stick in their mouths. Read full review