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The Long View. Elizabeth Jane. Howard

The Long View.

Elizabeth Jane. Howard

Published January 1st 1957
ISBN : 9781125451052
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THE LONG VIEW tells the story of a marriage. The book is divided into five parts, each introduced by nothing more than the date of a year. If you are given to hurrying ahead with a book you enjoy, without pausing over chapter titles, it will come asMoreTHE LONG VIEW tells the story of a marriage. The book is divided into five parts, each introduced by nothing more than the date of a year. If you are given to hurrying ahead with a book you enjoy, without pausing over chapter titles, it will come as a surprise to you to rind that with Part Two you have moved not forward but back. You are looking at the husband and wife as they were eight years earlier. There are references to incidents you and I know nothing about. Have I, you think, missed something, forgotten something? But no. Miss Howard is merely offering a clue- following it, you are led farther back still to a danger-point in their common life, and beyond it to the beginning of their marriage.The Long View is a novel of detection. But not a detective novel: no police, no crimes. It is irresistibly readable. It drags you de