Set in England in the 1920’s, this story is about a father’s love, devotion and sacrifice for his beloved son. Captain Sorrell returns from the war to find his wife has left him with sole responsibility for their son Kit. Despite many deprivations, Sorrell strives to ensure his son will have the education and opportunities he never had. Will his efforts pay off? The book offers captivating insights into English society between the two World Wars.
Sorrell and Son became and remained a bestseller from its first publication in 1925 throughout the 1920s and 1930s and was made into a film that was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Director in the 1st Academy Awards the following year.