The Forsytes are people of property; steadfast, sensible, impassive and seemingly everlasting; bonded by their austere Victorian values. The family has known but one scandal: the affair and subsequent flight of Old Jolyon’s eldest son, Young Jolyon. 658 more words
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I had forgotten how enjoyable a well-written saga can be, that feeling of enormous satisfaction of following a family through their ups and downs, or more usually, downs and further downs, spanning decades isn’t replicated in the same way in any other type of genre and in One Last Dance I felt I’d travelled on a journey with Esme starting at the time of World War I and continuing to the 1970’s. 419 more words
Today I’m welcoming Morwenna Holman, author of Heaton. Thank you for stopping by, Morwenna!
In this prequel to the already published novel, Westerdale we find out how the early life of Heaton Grimshaw shapes and molds the character of the man he later becomes. 1,173 more words