If you love stories about family sagas, you'll love both of these epic novels by Susan Howatch. The Rich Are Different follows the VanSant family from the 1920's, through the depression, and on into the 1940's. The titillating dust cover peaks your interest with ...I was in London when I first heard of Dinah Slade. She was broke and looking for a millionaire. I was rich and looking for a mistress... Story takes place in England and America, each book section written in the first person by a different character leads you along to the final conclusion. 658 pages. Book club edition published by Simon & Shuster in 1977, the first year it was issued.
Cashelmara is written with the same style: each character writing his or her own section of the de Salis family saga and their loves and jealousies on their Irish estate. Beginning with the elderly family patriarch who weds a young fashionable American young lady and brings her home. Follow their trials and strife during Ireland's troubled 19th century with feuds of violence between the gentry and the tenants. 702 pages. Published in 1974 by Simon & Shuster. 1st Edition.
Ragged dust covers on both books. But they have done their job well and both books are in very good condition. Each measures 9 by 6 inches. Price is for both.
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