Julian Fellowes s Belgravia

Julian Fellowes s Belgravia
Author: Julian Fellowes
Release: 2016-07-05
Editor: Grand Central Publishing
Pages: 400
ISBN: 9781455541195
Language: en
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The New York Times bestselling novel about scandalous secrets and star-crossed lovers. Watch the new original series Belgravia only on EPIX. On the evening of 15 June 1815, the great and the good of British society have gathered in Brussels at what is to become one of the most tragic parties in history - the Duchess of Richmond's ball. For this is the eve of the Battle of Waterloo, and many of the handsome young men attending the ball will find themselves, the very next day, on the battlefield. For Sophia Trenchard, the young and beautiful daughter of Wellington's chief supplier, this night will change everything. But it is only twenty-five years later, when the upwardly mobile Trenchards move into the fashionable new area of Belgravia, that the true repercussions of that moment will be felt. For in this new world, where the aristocracy rub shoulders with the emerging nouveau riche, there are those who would prefer the secrets of the past to remain buried . . . *EPIX is only available in the United States of America

Julian Fellowes s Belgravia

Julian Fellowes s Belgravia
Author: Julian Fellowes
Release: 2016-06-30
Editor: Hachette UK
Pages: 432
ISBN: 9781474604185
Language: en
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FROM THE CREATOR OF DOWNTON ABBEY: NOW A MAJOR TV SERIES 'A modern classic that will fill any Downton-shaped hole' Daily Express It is the evening of 15 June 1815, and the Duchess of Richmond has thrown a magnificent ball in Brussels for the Duke of Wellington. The guests include James and Anne Trenchard - who have made their money in trade - along with their beautiful daughter Sophia. When the Trenchards move into the fashionable new area of Belgravia some twenty-five years later, they are surrounded by some of London society's most influential families. But something happened that night of the ball, so long ago, that threatens their new status. Because behind Belgravia's magnificent doors is a world of secrets, gossip and intrigue. 'Stunning' Mail on Sunday 'Written with brio, the novel races along with all the page-turning suspense of a thriller' Fanny Blake, Woman & Home 'A jolly romp about Fellowes's favourite subject, class' Sunday Times 'Immersive and intriguing' Stylist

Past Imperfect

Past Imperfect
Author: Julian Fellowes
Release: 2009-09-01
Editor: St. Martin's Press
Pages: 416
ISBN: 9781429929172
Language: en
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From the creator of the Emmy Award-winning Downton Abbey... "Damian Baxter was a friend of mine at Cambridge. We met around the time when I was doing the Season at the end of the Sixties. I introduced him to some of the girls. They took him up, and we ran about together in London for a while...." Nearly forty years later, the narrator hates Damian Baxter and would gladly forget their disastrous last encounter. But if it is pleasant to hear from an old friend, it is more interesting to hear from an old enemy, and so he accepts an invitation from the rich and dying Damian, who begs him to track down the past girlfriend whose anonymous letter claimed he had fathered a child during that ruinous debutante season. The search takes the narrator back to the extraordinary world of swinging London, where aristocratic parents schemed to find suitable matches for their daughters while someone was putting hash in the brownies at a ball at Madame Tussaud's. It was a time when everything seemed to be changing—and it was, but not always quite as expected. Past Imperfect is Julian Fellowes at his best--a novel of secrets, status, and a world in upheaval.

Downton Abbey Script Book Season 1

Downton Abbey Script Book Season 1
Author: Julian Fellowes
Release: 2013-02-05
Editor: Harper Collins
Pages: 416
ISBN: 9780062238320
Language: en
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The most successful British television drama of our time, the multi-award-winning Downton Abbey has become a national phenomenon in the U.S. as well. Created by Julian Fellowes—who received an Academy Award for his screenplay for the acclaimed Robert Altman motion picture, Gosford Park—Downton Abbey features stellar performances, ravishing sets and costumes, and, most importantly, absolutely riveting plots. Now the scripts for the entire first season have been collected in one volume, along with never before seen material, incisive commentary, and color photos that will completely immerse fans in the world of Downton Abbey.

The Glorious Guinness Girls

The Glorious Guinness Girls
Author: Emily Hourican
Release: 2021-05-04
Editor: Grand Central Publishing
Pages: 400
ISBN: 9781538720257
Language: en
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From London to Ireland during the 1920s, this glorious, gripping, and richly textured story takes us to the heart of the remarkable real-life story of the Guinness Girls—perfect for fans of Downton Abbey and Julian Fellowes' Belgravia. Descendants of the founder of the Guinness beer empire, they were the toast of 1920s high society, darlings of the press, with not a care in the world. But Felicity knows better. Sent to live with them as a child because her mother could no longer care for her, she grows up as the sisters’ companion. Both an outsider and a part of the family, she witnesses the complex lives upstairs and downstairs, sees the compromises and sacrifices beneath the glamorous surface. Then, at a party one summer’s evening, something happens that sends shock waves through the entire household. Inspired by a remarkable true story and fascinating real events, The Glorious Guinness Girls is an unforgettable novel about the haves and have-nots, one that will make you ask if where you find yourself is where you truly belong.

The Official Downton Abbey Cocktail Book

The Official Downton Abbey Cocktail Book
Author: Downton Abbey
Release: 2019-09-17
Editor: Weldon Owen
Pages: 160
ISBN: 9781681889986
Language: en
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Timed to coincide with the much anticipated Downton Abbey movie, this enticing collection of cocktails celebrates the characters, customs, and drinking way of life at Downton Abbey. Cocktails were introduced in the drawing rooms of Downton Abbey in the 1920s, when US prohibition inspired the insurgence and popularity of American-style bars and bartenders in Britain. This well-curated selection of recipes is organized by the rooms in the Abbey in which the drinks were served and spans everyday sips to party drinks plus hangover helpers and more. In addition to classic concoctions like a Mint Julep, Prince of Wales Punch, and Ginger Beer, this collection features character-specific variations such as Downton Heir, Turkish Attaché, The Valet, and The Chauffeur. The recipes reflect drinks concocted and served upstairs and down, as well as libations from village fairs, cocktail parties, and restaurant menus typical of the time. Features 40+ color photographs, including drink images photographed on the set of Downton Abbey.

Murder on Wall Street

Murder on Wall Street
Author: Victoria Thompson
Release: 2021-04-27
Editor: Penguin
Pages: 336
ISBN: 9781984805799
Language: en
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Midwife Sarah Brandt Malloy and her detective husband, Frank, must discover who killed a prominent—but despised—society banker before an innocent family is destroyed in Murder on Wall Street, an all-new Gaslight Mystery in the USA Today bestselling series. Reformed gangster Jack Robinson is working hard to bolster his image in Gilded Age New York City society as he prepares to become a new father. But when Hayden Norcross, the man who nearly ruined his wife, is shot in cold blood, Jack knows the police will soon come knocking on his door. Frank Malloy has to agree—things don’t look good for Jack. But surely a man as unlikeable as Hayden had more than a few enemies. And it’s soon clear that plenty of the upper echelon as well as the denizens of the most squalid areas of the city seem to have hated him. Sarah and Frank have their work cut out for them. As the daughter of the elite Decker family, Sarah has access to the social circles Hayden frequented, and the more she learns about his horrific treatment of women, the more disturbed she becomes. And as Frank investigates, he finds that Hayden had a host of unsavory habits that may have hastened his demise. But who finally killed him? Sarah and Frank must put the pieces together quickly before time runs out and Jack’s hard-won new life and family are ripped apart.

The Curious Adventures of the Abandoned Toys

The Curious Adventures of the Abandoned Toys
Author: Julian Fellowes
Release: 2007-10-30
Editor: Henry Holt and Company (BYR)
Pages: 64
ISBN: 9781466832619
Language: en
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When Doc the bear arrives at the dump from his former home in a children's hospital, he's not sure what kind of life awaits him. But the friends he finds there are determined to make his new home a welcoming one. Julian Fellowes's witty text and S. D. Schindler's lovely, intricate art in The Curious Adventures of the Abandoned Toys combine to make a beautiful gift book, sure to strike a chord with any child—or adult—who has ever loved a stuffed toy.

Julian Fellowes s Belgravia

Julian Fellowes s Belgravia
Author: Julian Fellowes
Release: 2017-07-18
Editor: Grand Central Publishing
Pages: 416
ISBN: 1538760371
Language: en
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FROM THE CREATOR OF DOWNTOWN ABBEY The New York Times bestselling novel about scandalous secrets and star-crossed lovers On the evening of 15 June 1915, the great and the good of British society have gathered in Brussels at what is to become one of the most tragic parties in history - the Duchess of Richmond's ball. For this is the eve of the Battle of Waterloo, and many of the handsome young men attending the ball will find themselves, the very next day, on the battlefield. For Sophia Trenchard, the young and beautiful daughter of Wellington's chief supplier, this night will change everything. But it is only twenty-five years later, when the upwardly mobile Trenchards move into the fashionable new area of Belgravia, that the true repercussions of that moment will be felt. For in this new world, where the aristocracy rub shoulders with the emerging nouveau riche, there are those who would prefer the secrets of the past to remain buried...

Rutherford Park

Rutherford Park
Author: Elizabeth Cooke
Release: 2013-07-02
Editor: Penguin
Pages: 336
ISBN: 9781101593110
Language: en
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Snow had fallen in the night, and now the great house, standing at the head of the valley, seemed like a five-hundred-year old ship sailing in a white ocean… For the Cavendish family, Rutherford Park is much more than a place to call home. It is a way of life marked by rigid rules and lavish rewards, governed by unspoken desires… Lady of the house Octavia Cavendish lives like a bird in a gilded cage. With her family’s fortune, her husband, William, has made significant additions to the estate, but he too feels bound—by the obligations of his title as well as his vows. Their son, Harry, is expected to follow in his footsteps, but the boy has dreams of his own, like pursuing the new adventure of aerial flight. Meanwhile, below stairs, a housemaid named Emily holds a secret that could undo the Cavendish name. On Christmas Eve 1913, Octavia catches a glimpse of her husband in an intimate moment with his beautiful and scandalous distant cousin. She then spies the housemaid Emily out in the snow, walking toward the river, about to make her own secret known to the world. As the clouds of war gather on the horizon, an epic tale of longing and betrayal is about to unfold at Rutherford Park…

The World of Downton Abbey

The World of Downton Abbey
Author: Jessica Fellowes
Release: 2011-12-06
Editor: St. Martin's Press
Pages: 304
ISBN: 9781250016201
Language: en
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A lavish look at the real world--both the secret history and the behind-the-scenes drama--of the spellbinding Emmy Award-winning Masterpiece TV series Downton Abbey April 1912. The sun is rising behind Downton Abbey, a great and splendid house in a great and splendid park. So secure does it appear that it seems as if the way it represents will last for another thousand years. It won't. Millions of American viewers were enthralled by the world of Downton Abbey, the mesmerizing TV drama of the aristocratic Crawley family--and their servants--on the verge of dramatic change. On the eve of Season 2 of the TV presentation, this gorgeous book--illustrated with sketches and research from the production team, as well as on-set photographs from both seasons--takes us even deeper into that world, with fresh insights into the story and characters as well as the social history.

Snobs

Snobs
Author: Julian Fellowes
Release: 2006-01-24
Editor: Macmillan
Pages: 288
ISBN: 0312336934
Language: en
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Preparing to marry heir Charles Broughton, attractive accountant's daughter Edith Lavery makes humorous and astute observations about contemporary England's class system. A first novel by the screenplay writer of Gosford Park. Reprint. 100,000 first printing.

A Column of Fire

A Column of Fire
Author: Ken Follett
Release: 2017-09-12
Editor: Penguin
Pages: 928
ISBN: 9780735224476
Language: en
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#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER “Absorbing . . . impossible to resist.” —The Washington Post As Europe erupts, can one young spy protect his queen? #1 New York Times bestselling author Ken Follett takes us deep into the treacherous world of powerful monarchs, intrigue, murder, and treason with his magnificent new epic, A Column of Fire. A thrilling read that makes the perfect gift for the holidays. In 1558, the ancient stones of Kingsbridge Cathedral look down on a city torn apart by religious conflict. As power in England shifts precariously between Catholics and Protestants, royalty and commoners clash, testing friendship, loyalty, and love. Ned Willard wants nothing more than to marry Margery Fitzgerald. But when the lovers find themselves on opposing sides of the religious conflict dividing the country, Ned goes to work for Princess Elizabeth. When she becomes queen, all Europe turns against England. The shrewd, determined young monarch sets up the country’s first secret service to give her early warning of assassination plots, rebellions, and invasion plans. Over a turbulent half century, the love between Ned and Margery seems doomed as extremism sparks violence from Edinburgh to Geneva. Elizabeth clings to her throne and her principles, protected by a small, dedicated group of resourceful spies and courageous secret agents. The real enemies, then as now, are not the rival religions. The true battle pitches those who believe in tolerance and compromise against the tyrants who would impose their ideas on everyone else—no matter what the cost. Set during one of the most turbulent and revolutionary times in history, A Column of Fire is one of Follett’s most exciting and ambitious works yet. It will delight longtime fans of the Kingsbridge series and is the perfect introduction for readers new to Ken Follett.

The Wind in the Willows

The Wind in the Willows
Author: Stephanie True Peters,Fernando Cano
Release: 2016
Editor: Capstone
Pages: 69
ISBN: 9781496535627
Language: en
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Toad is not a bad guy. It's just that he really, really loves cars. And whenever he finds out how fast a car can go, Toad tends to end up in trouble.

Lady Catherine and the Real Downton Abbey

Lady Catherine and the Real Downton Abbey
Author: The Countess Of Carnarvon
Release: 2013-09-12
Editor: Hodder & Stoughton
Pages: 320
ISBN: 9781444762143
Language: en
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Sometimes the facts are even more extraordinary than the fiction... This book tells the story of Lady Catherine, a beautiful American girl who became the chatelaine of Highclere Castle, the setting for Julian Fellowes' award-winning drama Downton Abbey. Charming and charismatic, Catherine caught the eye of Lord Porchester (or 'Porchey', as he was known) when she was just 20 years old, and wearing a pale yellow dress at a ball. She had already turned down 14 proposals before she eventually married Porchey in 1922. But less than a year later Porchey's father died suddenly, and he became the 6th Earl of Carnarvon, inheriting a title and a Castle that changed both their lives forever. Catherine found herself suddenly in charge of a small army of household staff, and hosting lavish banquets and weekend house parties. Although the couple were very much in love, considerable challenges lay ahead for Catherine. They were immediately faced with the task of saving Highclere when debts threatened to destroy the estate. As the 1920s moved to a close, Catherine's adored brother died and she began to lose her husband to the distractions London had to offer. When the Second World War broke out, life at the Castle would never be the same again. Drawing on rich material from the private archives at Highclere, including beautiful period photographs, the current Countess of Carnarvon transports us back to the thrilling and alluring world of the 'real Downton Abbey' and its inhabitants.

Julian Fellowes s Belgravia

Julian Fellowes s Belgravia
Author: Julian Fellowes
Release: 2016-06-30
Editor: Unknown
Pages: 329
ISBN: 140916764X
Language: en
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Gosford Park

Gosford Park
Author: Julian Fellowes,Robert Altman
Release: 2002
Editor: Newmarket Press
Pages: 180
ISBN: 1557045313
Language: en
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"Set in a magnificent country estate in 1932 Britain, Gosford Park is part comedy of manners and part mystery. The film is a moving portrait of events that bridge generations, class, sex, tragic personal histories - and culminate in a murder. Ultimately revealing the intricate relations of the above- and below-stairs worlds with great clarity, Gosford Park illuminates a society and way of life quickly coming to an end." In the acclaimed Newmarket Shooting Script Series format, the book contains a facsimile of the script with an introduction by director Robert Altman, an afterword by screenwriter Julian Fellowes, stills from the film, and full cast and crew credits.

Belgravia

Belgravia
Author: Julian Fellowes
Release: 2016
Editor: Unknown
Pages: 411
ISBN: 1409166902
Language: en
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On the evening of 15 June 1815, the great and the good of British Society have gathered in Brussels at what is to become one of the most tragic parties in history: the Duchess of Richmond's ball. For this is the eve of the Battle of Waterloo, and many of the handsome young men attending the ball will find themselves, the very next day, on the battlefield. For Sophia Trenchard, the young and beautiful daughter of Wellington's chief supplier, this night will change everything. But it is only twenty-five years later, when the upwardly mobile Trenchards move into the fashionable new area of Belgravia, that the true repercussions of that moment will be felt. For in this new world, where the aristocracy rub shoulders with the emerging nouveau riche, there are those who would prefer the secrets of the past to remain buried.

The Official Downton Abbey Christmas Cookbook

The Official Downton Abbey Christmas Cookbook
Author: Regula Ysewijn
Release: 2020-11-03
Editor: Weldon Owen
Pages: 240
ISBN: 9781681885353
Language: en
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This elegant coffee table cookbook highlights the luxe and elegance of the Christmas at Downton Abbey and features a collection of traditional British holiday recipes, from appetizers to desserts, that were popular during the Edwardian period. Take a seat at the Christmas table of Downton Abbey, the historic British estate at the heart of the popular PBS series. Downton fans will appreciate this enticing collection of classic British holiday recipes from the Edwardian era, evocative narratives about Christmas traditions, and seasonal anecdotes from the award-winning series. Colorful photographs of finished dishes, fan-favorite moments from the Christmas episodes, and excerpts of character quotes bring the spirit of the holidays to life.

Lady Susan

Lady Susan
Author: Jane Austen
Release: 2016-02-20
Editor: Xist Publishing
Pages: 106
ISBN: 9781681956183
Language: en
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A Unique Female Character Blinded By Wealth “My dear Alicia, of what a mistake were you guilty in marrying a man of his age! Just old enough to be formal, ungovernable, and to have the gout; too old to be agreeable, too young to die.” - Jane Austen, Lady Susan Lady Susan is a widowed woman who seeks her one true love: wealth. She wants the best possible suitor not only for her but also for her untamed teenage daughter. To fulfill her quest, using her intelligence, she tries to seduce every worthy man, no matter the consequences. How will she end up? This Xist Classics edition has been professionally formatted for e-readers with a linked table of contents. This eBook also contains a bonus book club leadership guide and discussion questions. We hope you’ll share this book with your friends, neighbors and colleagues and can’t wait to hear what you have to say about it. Xist Publishing is a digital-first publisher. Xist Publishing creates books for the touchscreen generation and is dedicated to helping everyone develop a lifetime love of reading, no matter what form it takes