This classic novel is a continuing saga about a tightly knit aristocratic German-Jewish family. There are two previous novels-- EVERGREEN and THE GOLDEN CUP. Each novel is a complete story and reading them "out of order," is not a problem. They are all best sellers!
Paul Werner, the key figure of a powerful New York banking family, is the protagonist in this saga of one man's concerns with the impending doom of World War II and the plight of his German-Jewish relatives and friends. Paul is caught in a passionless, childless marriage, and he struggles for years with the memory and reality of his first love and subsequent affairs of the heart.