There is something inherently fascinating about the upper classes, that privileged race that most of us secretly envy. Edith Lavery, through a chance meeting, is suddenly given the opportunity to infiltrate it and purposely enslaves the Marquess of Uckfield. This is bittersweet romantic comedy, highly informative social history and a charming escapist yarn. It is a must for fans of the film Gosford Park, of which Fellowes wrote the screenplay, and essential for all social climbers. It is also fun, addictive and immensely satisfying. I loved it.
Comparisons: Jane Austen, Evelyn Waugh, Victoria Clayton.
Similar this month: Katie Fforde, Jojo Moyes.
EHdit Laveri, krasivaya blondinka s bol'shimi glazami i priyatnymi manerami, vmeste s druz'yami otpravlyaetsya na ehkskursiyu v Broton-Haus. Zdes' ona vstrechaet CHarl'za, grafa Brotona, kotorogo schitayut samym zavidnym zhenihom. CHarl'z vlyublyaetsya v EHdit i delaet ej predlozhenie. Devushka soglashaetsya. No dejstvitel'no li ona lyubit CHarl'za? Ili ego titul, ego polozhenie v obshchestve i vse, chto s nim svyazano? EHdit staratel'no igraet rol' grafini Broton, no ochen' skoro razmerennaya zhizn' aristokraticheskogo doma nachinaet kazat'sya ej nesterpimo skuchnoj. A tut neozhidanno v pomest'e nachinayut snimat' televizionnyj serial, i ona obrashchaet vnimanie na krasivogo i vrode by uspeshnogo aktera, kotoryj gorazdo blizhe ej po duhu i polozheniyu...
|Publication date:||8th September 2017|
|Primary Genre||Family Drama|
'Fellowes doesn't try to hide his love of the funny, sealed, above-stairs world of dukes, duchesses, marquesses, nursery maids, herbaceous borders and breakfast kedgeree, all of which makes Snobs such a a good, fresh read' Mary Wakefield, Daily Telegraph
Julian Fellowes, actor, writer, producer, was educated at Ampleforth, Magdalene College, Cambridge and the Webber Douglas Academy of Dramatic Art. He trained in repertory theatre at Northampton and Harrogate before making his West End dÃ©but in 'A Touch of Spring' by Sam Taylor at the Comedy Theatre. He is probably best known for his portrayal of the incorrigible Lord Kilwillie in the BBC's popular Sunday night series, 'Monarch of the Glen'. In the cinema, he was seen in 'Shadowlands' with Anthony Hopkins, 'Damage' with Jeremy Irons and 'Tomorrow Never Dies' with Pierce Brosnan. As a writer for television, he ...More About Julian Fellowes