Confusion is the third novel in Elizabeth Jane Howard's bestselling Cazalet Chronicles.
London and Sussex, 1942. The privileged English family in turmoil . . .
The long, dark days of struggle provide the poignant background to the third book of the Cazalet Chronicles. As the war enters its fourth year, chaos has become a way of life.
Both in the still peaceful Sussex countryside, and in air-raid-threatened London, the divided Cazalets begin to find the battle for survival echoing the confusion in their own lives.
Read the next books in the series, Casting Off and All Change, or start from the beginning with The Light Years and Marking Time.
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A family saga of the best kind . . . a must.
She is one of those novelists who shows, through her work, what the novel is for . . . She helps us to do the necessary thing - open our eyes and our hearts.
Hilary Mantel, author of Wolf Hall
The Cazalets have earned an honoured place among the great saga families . . . rendered thrillingly three-dimensional by a master craftsman.