In The Shadow of The Prodigy
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A story of intrigue, love, family, chance encounters and ideas in the life of Michael Paradine, a young historian with a marginal academic position and a commission to write the story of five generations of the Overtons, a family of entrepreneurs. When Michael travels to Wainock to interview a former employee of the Overtons an unexpected event entangles him in the murky past of gentleman farmer Ralph Jones and the affections of Jones’ daughter, Sarah...
Set in 1994, this tale evokes the passing of the generation that lived through World War II and the rapid social change on the eve of the Internet revolution.