'You read her, laughing, and want to do your best to protect her characters from any reality but their own' New York Times
When peace breaks out, it surprises and unsettles familiar wartime routines, and the residents of Barsetshire seem as disconcerted as they are overjoyed. Nevertheless, as the county's eligible young men return home, the social round regains its old momentum. Before long, everyone is spinning in a flurry of misunderstandings and engagements.
The older generation, though, sees that the world will never be the same again.