Pegasus: A Novel

Pegasus: A Novel

Danielle Steel


In a wealthy ancient novel of kinfolk and international struggle II, number one New York Times bestselling writer Danielle metal unfurls a strong saga that spans generations and continents. it is a tale of braveness, friendship, and destiny as households face the demanding situations of battle . . . and the wonderful stallion that might hyperlink them forever.
Nicolas von Bingen and Alex von Hemmerle, titled contributors of the German aristocracy, were top pals given that early life. either widowers, they're elevating their children—Nick’s full of life boys and Alex’s cherished teenage daughter—in peace and comfort at the mammoth Bavarian estates that experience belonged to their households for generations. whereas Nick indulges in additional glamorous goals, Alex devotes himself to breeding the well known white Lipizzaner horses that enthrall audiences all through Europe with their skill to bop and spin on command, majestic creatures whose bloodlines are infrequent and invaluable. however it is Nicolas’s bloodline that adjustments every little thing, whilst his father gets a caution from a high-ranking touch contained in the Wehrmacht. A mystery from the prior has left the kinfolk liable to the emerging tide of Nazism: Nick’s mom, whom he by no means knew, used to be of Jewish descent.
all at once Nicolas needs to flee Germany, wrenching his sons clear of the single domestic they've got recognized, crusing around the Atlantic for a brand new existence in the US. Their survival depends on a helpful reward from Alex, their simply stake for the long run: 8 purebred horses, of them lovely Lipizzaners. In Florida, the place Nicolas joins the Ringling Brothers Circus, he turns into Nick Bing, with Alex’s prize white stallion—now named Pegasus—the centerpiece of the show.
during this notable e-book, Danielle metal tells the tale of a kinfolk reinventing itself in the USA, whereas the rustic they left at the back of is engulfed in flames and insanity, and males like Alex von Hemmerle are pressured to make insufferable offerings. Alex’s daughter will locate sanctuary in England. In the US, Nick will locate love, his sons will discover a destiny, and their left-behind international will ultimately locate them. a singular of desire and sacrifice, of tragedy, problem, and rebirth, Pegasus is an excellent kinfolk chronicle that unfolds throughout part a century—a masterwork from considered one of our such a lot loved writers.

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