The second in the linked quartet of novels about the Neylor family - 'The Pride', 'The Glory', 'The Splendour' and 'Full Circle'. Judith Saxton's rich family saga spans two continents,asthe Neylor family's zest for living carries them through joy and suffering alike. After his years in America, Mark returns to New Zealand. There he finds a son he cannot understand and the beginning of a new existence. In England, Tina's family is growing up - when the Great War starts, Frank joins up, but one terrible day in the trenches will change him forever...Louis, the eternal optimist, returns unscathed from the War to find that his wife and his mistress have met, and that time is catching up with him at last.