Tells the story of the Wernher family who have occupied the Bedfordshire country house, Luton Hoo, since it was acquired by Sir Julius Wernher, the financier and mining magnate who was one of the creators of modern South Africa.
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Raleigh Trevelyan is a writer and editor. Born in the Andaman Islands in 1923, he moved to Britain when he was eight. His classic The Fortress was published in 1956; among his other books are Rome '44, The Golden Oriole and a study of his ancestor, Sir Walter Raleigh. He lives in London and Cornwall.
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Book Description Martin Secker & Warburg Ltd, 1991. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0436534045
Book Description Martin Secker & Warburg Ltd, 1991. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110436534045