The Light Years by Elizabeth Jane Howard

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The Light Years

'“A dazzling historical reconstruction.” —Booker Prize–winning author Penelope Fitzgerald   “Superb . . . hypnotic . . . very funny.” —The Spectator   “Charming.” —Publishers Weekly   “Well-written . . . considerable literary talent. Recommended.” —Library Journal   “Vivid and compulsively readable.” —TheSunday Telegraph   “The creation of a vanished historical world . . . engrossing.” —The Village Voice   “Howard’s description of 1937’s everyday life and issues is as addictive as a mystery to be solved. The Light Years is the perfect mix between Mrs. Dalloway and Downton Abbey.” —Books and Reviews  Praise for the Cazalet Chronicles “Charming, poignant, and quite irresistible . . . to be cherished and shared.” —The Times (London) on Marking Time   “Evocative and gracefully written.” —Cosmopolitan on Marking Time   “What the Cazalets had on their side was the strength of Howard’s characterisation and her canny blend of sympathy and curiosity.” —The Guardian on All Change  Praise for Elizabeth Jane Howard “[Howard] is one of those novelists who shows . . . what the novel is for. . . . She helps us to . . . open our eyes and our hearts.” —Hilary Mantel, author of Wolf Hall and Bringing Up the Bodies   “Polished, stylish, and civilized.” —Booker Prize–winning author Julian Barnes on Mr. Wrong    '
'“A dazzling historical reconstruction.” —Booker Prize–winning author Penelope Fitzgerald   “Superb . . . hypnotic . . . very funny.” —The Spectator   “Charming.” —Publishers Weekly   “Well-written . . . considerable literary talent. Recommended.” —Library Journal   “Vivid and compulsively readable.” —TheSunday Telegraph   “The creation of a vanished historical world . . . engrossing.” —The Village Voice   “Howard’s description of 1937’s everyday life and issues is as addictive as a mystery to be solved. The Light Years is the perfect mix between Mrs. Dalloway and Downton Abbey.” —Books and Reviews  Praise for the Cazalet Chronicles “Charming, poignant, and quite irresistible . . . to be cherished and shared.” —The Times (London) on Marking Time   “Evocative and gracefully written.” —Cosmopolitan on Marking Time   “What the Cazalets had on their side was the strength of Howard’s characterisation and her canny blend of sympathy and curiosity.” —The Guardian on All Change  Praise for Elizabeth Jane Howard “[Howard] is one of those novelists who shows . . . what the novel is for. . . . She helps us to . . . open our eyes and our hearts.” —Hilary Mantel, author of Wolf Hall and Bringing Up the Bodies   “Polished, stylish, and civilized.” —Booker Prize–winning author Julian Barnes on Mr. Wrong    '
Publisher: Open Road Media ISBN: 9781504034913 Pages: 578