The long, dark days of struggle provide the poignant background to the third volume in The Cazalet Chronicles. As the war enters its fourth year, chaos has become a way of life. Both in the still peaceful Sussex countryside, and in air-raid-threatened London, the divided Cazalets begin to find the battle for survival echoing the confusion in their own lives.
Reviewed by Sarah Perry in Slightly Foxed Issue 52.
At Home with the Cazalets
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