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The Heart of the Family (Eliot Heritage, Bk 3)
The Heart of the Family - Eliot Heritage, Bk 3 Author:Elizabeth Goudge David Eliot had it all: an adoring wife and two beautiful children, wealth and enormous fame. Why did he feel so restless, so lost to every other pain but his own self-hatred? And why did he take such a liking to Sebastian Weber, a man who seemed to hate him so? Could it be that Sebastian had suffered the loss of everything that the privileged D... more »avid Eliot seemed to possess? In a Russian concentration camp, Sebastian had endured the punishment that David knew he had himself deserved. Here is the culmination of the story of the remarkable Eliot family, spanning four generations: Lucilla, David, Sally, Nadine, George, Ben and Meg. Their lives are intricately woven together in a tale of startling beauty and immense depth.« less
Disappointing. I read this one because I adore Pilgrim's Inn and had just read The Bird in the Tree and wanted to find how it all worked out.
If you're a hard core religious type, you may like this. Otherwise, you may find it preachy and off-putting.
Like in all her books, the author spends a great deal of time describing the beauty of the gardens, woods and children. However, unlike her others, this one has little to no plot to hold it up.
Not a very satisfying end to the series.