For generations, the McKie family has struggled 7o throw off the double yoke of poverty and ignorance. Then the McKie brothers seized the opportunity to claw their was to the life among the aristocracy of London. The new life was decadent and lavish, and they were torn between the honor they had learned as boys and the pleasures their new life offered them as men. The outcome of their lives depended on three remarkable women.
"The Far Side of the Hill is the absorbing story of two brothers, of the women who love them, and of the triumphs and tragedies that mark their lives. Nancy Livingston, whom the New York times calls "an expert writer" has created a compelling family saga that weaves a vivid tapestry of life at the turn of the last century."