In ‘Aftellen’, het tweede deel in de Cazalet-serie van Jane Howard, schrijven we 1939, Hitler is net Polen binnengevallen. De vrouwen en kinderen Cazalet worden geëvacueerd naar Home Place. De idyllische tijd van spelletjes en uitgebreide feestmalen is voorbij. De tienermeisjes Louise, Polly en Clary worden snel volwassen onder invloed van zowel de omstandigheden op het wereldtoneel als de gebeurt
Title
Aftellen
Author
Elizabeth Jane Howard 1923-2014
Translator
Inge Kok
Language
Dutch
Original language
English
Original title
Marking time
Publisher
Amsterdam: Atlas Contact, 2017
1 digitaal bestand
ISBN
9789025451394
CloudLibrary
3h93or9

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