Lady Catherine, the Earl, and the Real Downton Abbey PDF ePub eBook

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Lady Catherine, the Earl, and the Real Downton Abbey free pdf "Lady Catherine, the Earl, and the Real Downton Abbey" tells the story behind Highclere Castle, the setting for Julian Fellowes's Emmy Award-winning PBS show "Downton Abbey," and the life of one of its most famous inhabitants, Catherine Wendell." " In this transporting companion piece to the "New York Times "bestseller "Lady Almina and the Real Downton Abbey, "Catherine, a beautiful and spirited American woman who married Lady Almina's son, the man who would become the 6th Earl of Carnarvon, presides over the grand estate during a tumultuous time for the British aristocracy. Following the First World War, many of the great houses of England faded as their owners fortunes declined in the new political and social world of the 1920s and 1930s. As war loomed, Highclere's survival as the family home of the Carnarvons was again in the balance--as was peace between the nations of Europe. Using copious materials--including diaries and scrapbooks--from the castle's archives, the current Countess of Carnarvon brings alive a very modern story in a beautiful and fabled setting, paying particular attention to the staff who provide Highclere Castle with continuity between generations. "From the Trade Paperback edition."

About Countess Fiona Carnarvon

FIONA, the 8th Countess of CARNARVON married Geordie, the 8th Earl of Carnarvon in 1999, and they acceded to Highclere ten years ago upon the death of Geordie's father. Highclere has become one of the most famous houses in England as the location for the PBS series "Downton Abbey."

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Author : Countess Fiona Carnarvon
Publisher : Broadway Books
Data Published : 29 October 2013
ISBN : 038534497X
EAN : 9780385344975
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 304 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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