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Long Weekend Life in the English Country House Between the Wars

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ISBN-10: 0099592851

ISBN-13: 9780099592853

Edition: 2018

Authors: Adrian Tinniswood

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'[A] fantastically readable and endlessly fascinating book... Delicious, occasionally fantastical, revealing in ways that Downtown Abbey never was.' Rachel Cooke, Observer A Daily Telegraph Book of the Year There is nothing quite as beautiful as an English country house in summer. And there has never been a summer quite like that Indian summer between the two world wars, a period of gentle decline in which the sun set slowly on the British Empire and the shadows lengthened on the lawns of a thousand stately homes. Real life in the country house during the 1920s and 1930s was not always so sunny. By turns opulent and ordinary, noble and vicious, its shadows were darker. In The Long Weekend,…    
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Book details

List price: $20.00
Copyright year: 2018
Publisher: Penguin Random House
Publication date: 6/7/2018
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 416
Size: 6.69" wide x 9.21" long x 0.83" tall
Weight: 2.442
Language: English

Adrian Tinniswood has worked for Britain's leading heritage organization., the National Trust, as an author, editor, and educational consultant for 15 years. He lives in Bath, England.