That Wild Lie by Naomi Jacob
That Wild Lie is the second book in the bestselling Gollantz Saga – an historical family saga tracing the lives and loves of the Gollantz family over several generations. This seven-novel series explores how one family’s destiny is shaped by the politics and attitudes of the time, as well as by the choices and actions of its own members.
“That wild lie .. men call pride” (William Morris)
Emmanuel finds that there is a high price to pay for that wild lie which men call pride. A marriage full of promise presents challenges he could not have foreseen. Then, the futures of his sons, Algernon and Max, are determined by affairs of world politics and of the heart.
Set in London and Switzerland, mainly during the Great War, That Wild Lie is a novel about divided loyalties, family ties, love and war.
Perfect for fans of The Forsyte Saga and Downton Abbey.