Confusion : The Cazalet Chronicles

  • by Elizabeth Jane Howard
  • Narrated by Jill Balcon
  • Series: The Cazalet Chronicles
  • 14 hrs and 19 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

This, the third volume of the best-selling The Cazalet Chronicles, takes up the story of the Cazalet family in the spring of 1942 and follows them through the war to VE Day. Polly and Clary have left Home Place for London where Archie Lestrange keeps a close eye on them; Louise, surprisingly, has married; Polly makes a painful discovery; Zoe, despairing of Rupert's return, stumbles on solace; and Edward's duplicity demands a reckoning.

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What the Critics Say

"Lush, sprawling escapist fiction of the first order....Howard creates a nearly palpable world, peopled with the sort of well-conceived characters that linger long in the reader's mind." (Publishers Weekly)

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Customer Reviews

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Just so very good

The stunning 3rd volume of the series by this much under-appreciated writer packs a massive emotional punch. The understated artistry of the writing is the driving force here, and is marvellously served by a very fine narrator.
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- Jane

Wonderful

This is one of those books it is far better to listen to than to read. The narrator adds so much. Ms. Howard writes about children with so much understanding and yet also gets into the minds of the cook and the wonderful elderly governess and the stately yet broadminded matriarch. Fans of Downton Abbey will heartily enjoy this series.
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- Lynn S. Rozental

Book Details

  • Release Date: 06-13-2005
  • Publisher: Audible Studios