Marking Time

Marking Time

Fiction, General Fiction
Paperback Published on: 07/11/2013
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Marking Time is the second novel in Elizabeth Jane Howard's bestselling Cazalet Chronicles. Home Place, Sussex, 1939. The English family at war . . . The sunlit days of childish games and familyn meals are over, as the shadows of war roll in to cloud the lives of one English family. At Home Place, the windows are blacked out and food is becoming scarce as a new generation of Cazalets takes up the story. Louise dreams of being a great actress, Clary is an aspiring writer, while Polly, is burdened with knowledge and the need to share it. Read the next books in the series, Confusion, Casting Off and All Change, or start from the beginning with The Light Years.

  • Publisher: Pan Macmillan
  • ISBN: 9780330332507
  • Number of pages: 640
  • Weight: 442g
  • Dimensions: 199 x 131 x 43 mm

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Marking Time
Part Two
The story of the Cazalets progresses into the early years of the Second World War, now largely focussing on the teenage girls of the family. More happens i... READ MORE
Marking Time
A good read
A good read
Marking Time
A good read
This is the second book in the series and covers September 39 until Winter 41 . It is the early days of the war seen mainly through civilian eyes , especia... READ MORE
Marking Time
An immersive novel of the Home Front in the Second World War
The second volume in the Cazalet Chronicles moves an extended family into war. At least three generations are living in a large family house, but it is the... READ MORE
Marking Time
Just as good as the first one
Love this well as the first one. The Cazalet family are moving forward as Britain enters into war, the children are growing up. All the characters... READ MORE
Nicola Hodges
Marking Time
Brilliant and Enjoyable Read
I am absolutely captivated by the two books of the Cazalet Chronicles that I have now read. The title of this Chronicle, "Marking Time" reflects how some o... READ MORE
Charlie Beaumont