An excellent depiction of English aristocratic life...a compelling portrait of the era's lives, deaths, politics, scandals and the war's impact on Porchey and Catherine's family. Lady Carnarvon's narrative is a vivid time-stamp of a tempestuous period in history, aptly incorporating its political situation and social structure, to satisfy history buffs and Anglophiles. Publisher's Weekly
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Lady Fiona Carnarvon married the current Earl of Carnarvon in 1999, and they took over Highclere nine years ago.
The follow-up to the bestselling "Lady Almina & The Real Downton Abbey", this follows the life of the American heiress who came to reign at Highclere Castle in the 1920s. Draws on rich material from the private archives at Highclere in Hampshire, the setting for the TV series "Downton Abbey", including beautiful period photos.
The follow-up to the international bestseller Lady Almina and the Real Downton Abbey, this book moves the story into the 1920s, and focuses on the remarkable American heiress who came to reign at Highclere Castle.