The towering portrait of five families through 100 centuries of turmoil, tyranny, passion and prosperity.
In a novel of extraordinary richness the whole sweep of British civilisation unfolds throuh the story of one place, Salisbury, from beyond recorded time to the present day.
The landscape - as old as time itself - shapes the destinies of the five families. The Wilsons and the Shockleys, locked in a cycle of revenge and rivalry for more than 400 years. The Masons, who … mehrpour their inspiredlove of stone into the creation of Stonhenge and Salisbury Cathedra. The Porters, descended from a young Roman soldier in exile. An dthe aristocratic Norman Godefrois, who fall to the very bottom of the social ladder before their fortunes revive. weniger