London and Sussex, 1942. The English family in turmoil ...The long, dark days of struggle provide the poignant background to the third book of the Cazalet Chronicles. As the war enters its fourth year, chaos has become a way of life. Both in the still peaceful Sussex countryside, and in air-raid-threatened London, the divided Cazalets begin to find the battle for survival echoing the confusion in their own lives ...Confusion is the third volume in The Cazalet Chronicles. The next novel in the series is Casting Off.