From the bestselling author of The Light Years and Marking Time comes a revealing portrait of a marriage.
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 90, at home in Suffolk on 2 January 2014.
A beautifully written and richly perceptive novel. Miss Howard has
a gift for epigrammatic dialogue; she cuts to the heart of motive
or relationship with delicate precision * Daily Telegraph *
When I read The Long View . . . I realized that I would never write anything of such subtlety and penetration: there was no point in even hoping to write a novel if this was the standard of excellence -- Andrew Brown * Guardian *