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The Wheel of Fortune, Volume 1
The Wheel of Fortune Volume 1
Author: Susan Howatch
ISBN: 9399
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This is Susan Howatch's finest, most ambitious and most absorbing novel to date.
Like her previous best sellers -- Penmarric, Cashelmara, The Rich are Different and Sins of the Fathers -- The Wheel of Fortune is the story of a family.
At its center is Oxmoon,the family manor of the Godwins, which for four generations, from the glittering years before the First World War to the present time, obsesses and haunts every member of the family, turning brother against brother, son against father, its changing fortunes inexorably linked to theirs, its decline mirroring the family's descent from Edwardian prosperity and social position to th straitened circumstances of middle class life...