The third book in the landmark Cazalet Chronicles, previously a BBC radio and TV series. Set in wartime Britain, Confusion follows the relationships of the Cazalet family and their lives, loves and losses.
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Elizabeth Jane Howard was the author of fifteen highly acclaimed novels. The Cazalet Chronicles - The Light Years, Marking Time, Confusion, Casting Off and All Change - have become established as modern classics and have been adapted for a major BBC television series and for BBC Radio 4. In 2000 she was awarded a CBE in the Queen's Birthday Honours List, and in 2002 Macmillan published her autobiography, Slipstream. She died, aged ninety, at home in Suffolk on 2 January 2014.
If I were sent to a desert island with one book this would be my choice -- HRH The Duchess of Cornwall Charming, poignant and quite irresistible . . . to be cherished and shared * The Times * She 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, author of <i>Wolf Hall</i> The Cazalets have earned an honoured place among the great saga families . . . rendered thrillingly three-dimensional by a master craftsman * Sunday Telegraph * Superb . . . hypnotic . . . very funny * Spectator * Evocative and gracefully written * Cosmopolitan * A family saga of the best kind . . . a must * Tatler * A dazzling historical reconstruction -- Penelope Fitzgerald This chronicle will be read, like Trollope, as a classic about life in England in our century -- Sybille Bedford Gloriously addictive . . . Family loyalty, betrayals, triumphs, tragedy, births and deaths are all blissfully here, and you become emotionally absorbed in the fate of each character * Daily Mail *
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