All Change

by Elizabeth Jane Howard

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All Change Synopsis

It is the 1950s and as the Duchy, the Cazalets' beloved matriarch, dies, she takes with her the last remnants of a disappearing world -- of houses with servants, of class and tradition -- in which the Cazalets have thrived. Louise, now divorced, becomes entangled in a painful affair; while Polly and Clary must balance marriage and motherhood with their own ideas and ambitions. Hugh and Edward, now in their sixties, are feeling ill-equipped for this modern world; while Villy, long abandoned by her husband, must at last learn to live independently. But it is Rachel, who has always lived for others, who will face her greatest challenges yet ...Events converge at Christmas; as a new generation of Cazalets descend on Home Place. Only one thing is certain: nothing will ever be the same again. 'Elizabeth Jane Howard is one of those novelists who shows, through her work, what the novel is for ...She helps us to do the necessary thing -- open our eyes and our hearts' Hilary Mantel All Change is the fifth novel in The Cazalet Chronicles. Read from the beginning of the series: The Light Years, Marking Time, Casting Off and Confusion.

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ISBN: 9780230743076
Publication date: 07/11/2013
Publisher: Mantle an imprint of Pan Macmillan
Format: Hardback

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ISBN: 9780230743076
Publication date: 7th November 2013
Author: Elizabeth Jane Howard
Publisher: Mantle an imprint of Pan Macmillan
Format: Hardback
Genres: eBook Favourites, Family Drama, Historical Fiction,
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About Elizabeth Jane Howard

Elizabeth Jane Howard Born: March 26, 1923, London Died: January 2, 2014. The author of twelve highly acclaimed novels and an absorbing and moving memoir, Slipstream, published in 2002. Her Cazalet Chronicles - Casting Off, The Light Years , Making Time and Confusion - have become established as modern classics and were televised by the BBC. In 2000, she was awarded a CBE in the Queen's Birthday Honours List.   Elizabeth Jane Howard died in January 2014.   Howard’s publisher, Maria Rejt, said: "Elizabeth Jane Howard leaves a body of work - non-fiction and 15 novels including the Cazalet quintet - that is remarkable in its profound ...

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