The Jalna Saga

Overview

Beloved by generations, Mazo de la Roche’s irreplaceable Jalna saga is at last available in a single collected volume. For lovers of the series, this is truly the authoritative collection.

The Jalna series is a 16-novel family saga about the Whiteoak family. First published in 1927, Jalna won the Atlantic Monthly Press’s first $10,000 Atlantic Prize Novel award. De la Roche went on to write about the Whiteoak family for the next 30 years, establishing a place for herself in popular Canadian literature. The Jalna series has been translated into many languages and was adapted for stage, radio, and television.

Includes all of the Jalna novels:

  • The Building of Jalna
  • Morning at Jalna
  • Mary Wakefield
  • Young Renny
  • Whiteoak Heritage
  • Whiteoak Brothers
  • Jalna
  • Whiteoaks of Jalna
  • Finch’s Fortune
  • The Master of Jalna
  • Whiteoak Harvest
  • Wakefield’s Course
  • Return to Jalna
  • Renny’s Daughter
  • Variable Winds at Jalna
  • Centenary at Jalna

About the Author

Mazo de la Roche

Posted by Dundurn Guest on October 30, 2014
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Mazo de la Roche

Mazo de la Roche was an impoverished writer in Toronto when in 1927 she won a $10,000 prize from the American magazine Atlantic Monthly for her novel Jalna. The book became an immediate bestseller. She went on to publish sixteen novels in the popular series.