Past Imperfect; Snobs\Eine Klasse für sich. Snobs, englische Ausgabe
Edith Lavery, the attractive only child of a middle-class
accountant, leaves behind her dull job when she manages to bag one
of the most eligible bachelors in town. But is life amongst the
aristocracy really all that it seems...?
Damian Baxter is very, very rich. But he has one concern: who
should inherit his fortune. A letter from an ex-girlfriend suggests
Damian may have fathered a child, but the letter is anonymous.
Finding the truth will not be easy - and the only man who can help
is Damian's sworn enemy...
"Like a visit of an English country estate: breezy, beautiful, and charming." - "The" "New York Times Book Review" "[A] guilty pleasure of a novel [that] seems authentic down to the wallpaper and the Wellingtons. Hilarious sharp, entertaining, and unforgiving." - Anna Quindlen ""Snobs," by Julian Fellowes, is an hilariously snobbish novel about hilariously snobbish people involved in a society scandal. Froth at its best. His writing is as stylish as his story. Mr. Fellowes knows his turf well." - Dominick Dunne "I couldn't put "Snobs" down: Who could resist a great story of a beautiful, ambitious girl on her climb to the turreted top of the castle-hopping set? As witty as he is smart, Julian Fellowes is the Oscar-winning, Oscar Wilde of the minute." - Plum Sykes "Julian Fellowes's witty, wise depiction of the lives and lunacies of upper-class English life is just my cup of tea...." - Jane Stanton Hitchcock ""Snobs" is everything you wo
Julian Fellowes (am 17. August 1949 in Ägypten geboren) wuchs in England auf, studierte Englische Literatur in Cambridge und Schauspiel an der renommierten Webber Douglas Academy of Dramatic Art. Julian Fellowes kennt sich mit den besseren Kreisen des britischen Empire bestens aus. Für sein Drehbuch Gosford Park, das Robert Altman verfilmte, erhielt er einen Oscar. Heute lebt er mit Frau, Sohn und Hund "Fudge" in Dorchester, einer Kleinstadt im Südwesten der englischen Grafschaft Dorset.
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