A novel of London society featuring a group of indiviuals who meet, have relationships and drift in and drift out of each others lives and talk about everything.
This was penned before 'A Dance to the Music of Time' so you would have to say that Powell has been influenced by this.
It has some humour and is a great read but for me what really stood out was how much was put to the reader concerning, religion, science and conservation, all things that are in the news today and this was written in 1928.
You can open this book at virtually any page and the characters are in conversation regarding some engaging topic. You could spend years discussing what the characters are discussing, truly a feat of authorship.