Home Place, Sussex, 1939. The English family at war . . .
The sunlit days of childish games and familyn meals are over, as the shadows of war roll in to cloud the lives of one English family.
At Home Place, the windows are blacked out and food is becoming scarce as a new generation of Cazalets takes up the story. Louise dreams of being a great actress, Clary is an aspiring writer, while Polly, is burdened with knowledge and the need to share it.
Marking Time is the second volume in The Cazalet Chronicle. The next novel in the series is Confusion.
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'A work of solid and fascinating reality - and beauty. I read on with admiration and joy. In due course, this chronicle will be read, like Trollope, as a classic about life in England in our century' - Sybille Bedford; 'She writes brilliantly and her characters are always totally believable. She makes you laugh, she sometimes shocks, and often makes you cry' - Rosamund Pilcher; 'A charming, poignant and quite irresistible novel, to be cherished and shared' The Times
About Elizabeth Jane Howard
Elizabeth Jane Howard is the author of thirteen novels including the bestselling 'Cazalet Chronicle', which comprises The Light Years, Marking Time, Confusion and Casting Off.
Marking Time by Elizabeth Jane Howard
Elizabeth Jane Howard
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