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The Long View

Elizabeth Jane Howard



Fiction & Literature;
Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)


384 pages

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From the bestselling author of The Light Years and Marking Time comes a revealing portrait of a marriage.

By:   Elizabeth Jane Howard
Imprint:   Picador
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Edition:   New edition
Dimensions:   Height: 197mm,  Width: 130mm,  Spine: 29mm
Weight:   400g
ISBN:   9781447272243
ISBN 10:   1447272242
Series:   Picador Classic
Pages:   384
Publication Date:   March 2016
Recommended Age:   From 18
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Elizabeth Jane Howard was the author of fourteen highly acclaimed novels. The Cazalet Chronicles - The Light Years, Marking Time, Confusion, Casting Off and All Change - have become modern classics and have been adapted for a major BBC television series and most recently 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 in January 2014 at the age of ninety.

Beautifully written and richly perceptive Daily Telegraph When I read The Long View ... I realized 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 What a beautiful, subtle, endlessly insightful writer. What compassion, what mesmerising detail, what godlike lightness of touch -- Chris Cleave Guardian

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