Summer - A Dance to the Music of Time/2 Author:Anthony Powell In the background of this second volume of A Dance to the Music of Time, the rumble of distant events presages the inescapable storm about to break. In Germany, there is Hitler. In Spain, civil war. And in England, even as the whirl of marriages and adulteries, fashions and frivolities, personal triumphs and failures, moves at an even more he... more »adlong pace, men and women find themselves on the brink of fateful choices.
We have followed these vivid character from the springtime to the summer of their lives; now we see them in a new and sometimes shocking light, as amid scintillating social comedy and moving human drama, an era and its meaning come into unforgettable focus.« less