Een must voor alle liefhebbers van 'Downton Abbey', dat zijn de 'Cazalet-kronieken' van Elizabeth Jane Howard. De nadagen van het victoriaanse Engeland en de eerste onzekere jaren na het einde van de oorlog vormen de achtergrond van deze vijfdelige serie die de periode 1937-1956 omspant. In ‘Verwarring’, het derde deel, staan de lange, donkere jaren van de oorlog centraal, met voedselschaarste, de
Title
Verwarring
Author
Elizabeth Jane Howard 1923-2014
Translator
Inge Kok
Language
Dutch
Original language
English
Original title
Confusion
Publisher
Amsterdam: Uitgeverij Atlas Contact, 2018
1 digitaal bestand
ISBN
9789025451752
CloudLibrary
3h9z689

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 career, whic…Read more on Wikipedia