Impossible Things : Society milliner Zanna Gringrich is so exotic and vividly beautiful she seems to make the world spin faster. But with her beauty comes irreverence and defiance. Lacking any guilt, Zanna blithely cheats on Jewish family life for the sake of her politician lover. It is this love affair that forces her into a fatal connection with the stately pile of Utley Manor. Here, the same winds of change that dictate fashion are destined to blow through the high windows and tall chimneys of a house of outdated privilege, affecting each and every one of Utley's inhabitants.