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De Cazalets

De nadagen van het victoriaanse Engeland en de eerste onzekere jaren na het einde van de oorlog vormen de achtergrond van de vierdelige ‘Cazalet-kronieken’ van Elizabeth Jane Howard, die de periode 1937-1947omspannen. Deel 1, ‘Lichte jaren’, begint eind jaren dertig, in de laatste gouden jaren voor het uitbreken van de Tweede Wereldoorlog. In de zomermaanden komen drie generaties van de familie C
Title
De Cazalets
Author
Elizabeth Jane Howard 1923-2014
Language
Dutch
Publisher
Amsterdam: Atlas Contact, 2018
Publication date
08-05-2018
ISBN
9789025453237 (paperback)

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About Elizabeth Jane Howard

Elizabeth Jane Howard (26 March 1923 – 2 January 2014), was an English novelist, author of 12 novels including the best-selling series The Cazalet Chronicles.

Early life

Howard's parents were timber-merchant Major. David Liddon Howard MC (1896–1958), son of timber-merchant Alexander Liddon Howard (1863-1946), and Katharine Margaret ('Kit') Somervell (1895–1975), a dancer with Sergei Diaghilev's Ballets Russes and daughter of the composer Sir Arthur Somervell. (One of her brothers, Colin, lived with her and her third husband, Kingsley Amis, for 17 years.) Mostly educated at home, she briefly attended Francis Holland School before attending domestic-science college at Ebury Street and secretarial college in central London.

Career

Howard worked briefly as an actress in provincial repertory and occasionally as a model before her writing care…Read more on Wikipedia