The Light Years is the first novel in Elizabeth Jane Howard's bestselling Cazalet Chronicles.
Home Place, Sussex, 1937. The English family at home . . .
For two unforgettable summers they gathered together, safe from the advancing storm clouds of the Second World War. In the heart of the Sussex countryside these were still sunlit days of childish games, lavish family meals and picnics on the beach.
Three generations of the Cazalet family. Their relatives, their children and their servants - and the fascinating triangle of their affairs . . .
Read the next books in the series, Marking Time, Confusion, Casting Off and All Change.
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A family saga of the best kind . . . a must. * Tatler * 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 Wolf Hall The Cazalets have earned an honoured place among the great saga families . . . rendered thrillingly three-dimensional by a master craftsman. * Sunday Telegraph *
About Elizabeth Jane Howard
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 2002 Macmillan published Elizabeth Jane Howard's autobiography, Slipstream. In that same year she was awarded a CBE in the Queen's Birthday Honours List. She died, aged ninety, at home in Suffolk on 2 January 2014.
The Light Years by Elizabeth Jane Howard
Elizabeth Jane Howard
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