Howard, Elizabeth Jane After Julius

ISBN 13: 9780140038330

After Julius

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9780140038330: After Julius

Originally published in 1965, a novel telling of how the last heroic action of a man who has been dead for twenty years, still affects the lives of his widow and two daughters. From the author of THE LONG VIEW and THE SEA CHANGE.

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From the bestselling author of The Cazalet Chronicles comes 'a novel that commands both respect and applause' Sunday Times

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It is twenty years since Julius died, but his last heroic action still affects the lives of the people he left behind.

Emma, his youngest daughter, twenty-seven years old and afraid of men. Her sister Cressida, a war widow blindly searching for love in her affairs with other women's husbands. Esme, Julius's widow, still attractive at fifty-eight, but aimlessly lost in the routine of her perfect home. Felix, Esme's ex-lover, who left her when Julius died and is still plagued by guilt. And Dan, an outsider.

During a disastrous - and revelatory - weekend in Sussex, the influence of the deceased Julius slowly emerges . . .

'A novel that commands both respect and applause' Sunday Times

'A compelling storyteller, shrewd and accurate in human observation, with a fine ear for dialogue and an evident pleasure in the English language' Guardian

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Elizabeth Jane Howard
Published by Penguin Books Ltd (1975)
ISBN 10: 0140038337 ISBN 13: 9780140038330
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Book Description Penguin Books Ltd, 1975. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 140038337

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