The 2nd instalment in Fay Weldon's "Love & Inheritance" trilogy, following the lives and loves of an aristocratic family at the turn of the 19th century. It's 1902 and London is in a frenzy of anticipation for the coronation of the new king, Edward VII... 'Hugely enjoyable' "Times"
Fay Weldon's credits include classic novels like The Life and Loves of a She Devil and Growing Rich, and the pilot episode of the original TV series Upstairs, Downstairs. In 2001 she was awarded a CBE for services to literature.
'Weldon at her most spellbinding.' Spectator. 'A splendidly fun romp' The Times. 'Hugely enjoyable' Tatler.