The Long Weekend - Tinniswood, Adrian
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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 YearThere is nothing quite as beautiful as an English country house in summer.

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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 YearThere is nothing quite as beautiful as an English country house in summer.
  • Produktdetails
  • Verlag: Vintage Publishing
  • Seitenzahl: 416
  • Erscheinungstermin: 15. Mai 2016
  • Englisch
  • Abmessung: 239mm x 187mm x 35mm
  • Gewicht: 1338g
  • ISBN-13: 9780224099455
  • ISBN-10: 0224099450
  • Artikelnr.: 44346079
Autorenporträt
Adrian Tinniswood OBE FSA is the author of fifteen books on social and architectural history, including Behind the Throne: A Domestic History of the Royal Household; The Long Weekend: Life in the English Country House Between the Wars, a New York Timesand Sunday Times bestseller; His Invention So Fertile: A Life of Christopher Wren and The Verneys: a True Story of Love, War and Madness in Seventeenth-Century England, which was shortlisted for the BBC/Samuel Johnson Prize. He has worked with a number of heritage organisations including the Heritage Lottery Fund and the National Trust, and is currently Senior Research Fellow in History at the University of Buckingham and Visiting Fellow in Heritage and History at Bath Spa University.
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"[A] fantastically readable and endlessly fascinating book... Delicious, occasionally fantastical, revealing in ways that Downton Abbey never was. It is as if Tinniswood is at the biggest, wildest, most luxuriantly decadent party ever thrown, and he knows everyone." Rachel Cooke Observer