ISBN 10 : 9781471152566
ISBN 13 : 1471152561
A remarkable narrative set against the dark days of World War Two, from one of the country’s foremost social historians. Our Uninvited Guests perfectly captures the period of the..
ISBN 10 : 9780307402554
ISBN 13 : 030740255X
It's rural England, just after the turn of the last century. Charlotte married Edward Shift after the sudden death of her first husband, Horace Torrington. They live at Sterne, the..
ISBN 10 : 9781442439207
ISBN 13 : 1442439203
When eleven-year-old Claire is invited to serve as a junior bridesmaid at the wedding of her cousin, a commoner, to the Prince of England, she learns that another, social-climbing ..
ISBN 10 : 9781408888162
ISBN 13 : 1408888165
From the bestselling author comes a beguiling comic memoir about a young woman who discovers her father is a spy (and was the model for John le Carré's George Smiley) and goes to ..
ISBN 10 : 1526714493
ISBN 13 : 9781526714497
Would you swig a magic potion or plot to kill your husband in order to marry your lover? These are just two of the many romantic and sexual customs from British history that you wi..
ISBN 10 : 9781781312681
ISBN 13 : 1781312680
Working as a housekeeper was one of the most prestigious jobs a nineteenth and early twentieth century woman could want – and also one of the toughest. A far cry from the Downton..
ISBN 10 : 071123924X
ISBN 13 : 9780711239241
A personal tour of twenty of the UK’s most beguiling castles, estates, palaces and manor houses in this much-loved area of western England, including Daylesford, Stanway, Sudeley..
ISBN 10 : 1851244875
ISBN 13 : 9781851244874
Oxford held a special place in Evelyn Waugh's imagination. So formative were his Oxford years that the city never left him, appearing again and again in his novels in various forms..
ISBN 10 : 9780141901237
ISBN 13 : 0141901233
Throughout the Second World War, thousands found themselves cut off behind the lines in Nazi-occupied Europe — soldiers were left stranded on beaches after the chaotic evacuation..
ISBN 10 : 1846892473
ISBN 13 : 9781846892479
Servants of the Lord is a fascinating and comprehensive insight into the lives, roles and responsibilities of the outdoor staff at great country houses...