Julian Fellowes s Belgravia
FROM THE CREATOR OF DOWNTOWN ABBEY The New York Times bestselling novel about scandalous secrets and star-crossed lovers On the evening of 15 June 1815, the great and the good of British society have gathered in Brussels at what is to become one of the most tragic parties in history - the Duchess of Richmond's ball. For this is the eve of the Battle of Waterloo, and many of the handsome young men attending the ball will find themselves, the very next day, on the battlefield. For Sophia Trenchard, the young and beautiful daughter of Wellington's chief supplier, this night will change everything. But it is only twenty-five years later, when the upwardly mobile Trenchards move into the fashionable new area of Belgravia, that the true repercussions of that moment will be felt. For in this new world, where the aristocracy rub shoulders with the emerging nouveau riche, there are those who would prefer the secrets of the past to remain buried...
The SUNDAY TIMES bestselling novel from the award-winning creator of DOWNTON ABBEY and Oscar-winning writer of GOSFORD PARK. Edith Lavery is a woman on the make. The attractive only child of a middle-class accountant, she leaves behind her dull job in a Chelsea estate agents and manages to bag one of the most eligible bachelors of the day - Charles Broughton, heir to the Marquess of Uckfield. But is life amongst the upper echelons of 'good' society all that it seems? Edith soon discovers there's much more to the aristocracy than dancing in Anabel's, shooting small birds and understanding which fork to use at dinner. And then there is Charles's mother, the indomitable Lady Uckfield, or 'Googie' to her friends, who is none too pleased with her son's choice of breeding partner. With twists and turns aplenty, this is a comical tale worthy of a contemporary Jane Austen.
SUNDAY TIMES bestselling author of SNOBS and creator and writer of the international phenomenon, DOWNTON ABBEY, returns with a thrilling new novel. Damian Baxter is very, very rich - and he's dying. He lives alone in a big house in Surrey, looked after by a chauffeur, butler, cook and housemaid. He has but one concern: who should inherit his fortune... PAST IMPERFECT is the story of a quest. Damian Barker wishes to know if he has a living heir. By the time he married in his late thirties he was sterile (the result of adult mumps), but what about before that unfortunate illness? He was not a virgin. Had he sired a child? A letter from a girlfriend from these times suggests he did. But the letter is anonymous. Damian contacts someone he knew from their days at university. He gives him a list of girls he slept with and sets him a task: find his heir...
Julian Fellowes s Belgravia
Julian Fellowes's Belgravia is the story of a secret. A secret that unravels behind the porticoed doors of London's grandest postcode. Set in the 1840s when the upper echelons of society began to rub shoulders with the emerging industrial nouveau riche, Belgravia is peopled by a rich cast of characters. But the story begins on the eve of the Battle of Waterloo in 1815. At the Duchess of Richmond's now legendary ball, one family's life will change for ever... Facebook: JulianFellowesBelgravia; Twitter: @JFBelgravia; Pinterest: /Belgravia; Instagram: @julianfellowesbelgravia
Julian Fellowes s Belgravia Episode 9 The Past is a Foreign Country
Some documents are discovered that threaten the future of more than one family. Julian Fellowes's Belgravia is a story in 11 episodes published week by week in the tradition of Charles Dickens. Belgravia is the story of a secret. A secret that unravels behind the porticoed doors of London's grandest postcode. The story behind the secret will be revealed in weekly bite-sized instalments complete with twists and turns and cliff-hanger endings. Set in the 1840s when the upper echelons of society began to rub shoulders with the emerging industrial nouveau riche, Belgravia is peopled by a rich cast of characters. But the story begins on the eve of the Battle of Waterloo in 1815. At the Duchess of Richmond's now legendary ball, one family's life will change for ever... Text only version. Facebook: JulianFellowesBelgravia Twitter: @JFBelgravia Pinterest: /Belgravia Instagram: @julianfellowesbelgravia
La nueva novela del creador de Downton Abbey. Muy cerca de Buckingham Palace, tras las puertas de las grandes mansiones del Londres victoriano, reinan el escándalo y la intriga. Bienvenidos a Belgravia. La noche del 15 de junio de 1815 la flor y nata de la sociedad británica se reúne en Bruselas para celebrar una fiesta que se convertirá en una de las más trágicas de la historia: el baile de gala de la duquesa de Richmond en honor del duque de Wellington. Al día siguiente, muchos de los apuestos jóvenes que han acudido a la recepción se encontrarán luchando, y muriendo, en el campo de batalla de Waterloo. Para la joven Sophia Trenchard, la bella hija de un próspero comerciante, esta es la noche que lo cambiará todo. Pero solo veinticinco años más tarde, cuando los ambiciosos Trenchard se muden al nuevo barrio de moda en Londres, Belgravia, comenzarán a conocerse las repercusiones de ese momento. Porque en este incipiente mundo, en el que los emergentes nuevos ricos se codean con la más arraigada aristocracia, hay quienes prefieren que los secretos del pasado sigan enterrados# Reseñas: «Simplemente una lectura maravillosa. Un clásico moderno que llenará el hueco que dejó Downton Abbey.» Daily Express «Una trama repleta de sorpresas, diálogos frescos y una ambientación fascinante.» The New York Times «El arranque es estupendo, con un romance que desafía las clases sociales.» Mail on Sunday «Escrita con agilidad, esta novela te hace pasar las páginas a toda velocidad con el suspense de un thriller... Una lectura inteligente y envolvente que refleja de forma brillante un mundo que ya no existe.» Woman & Home «Belgravia es una entretenida y fascinante historia sobre el tema favorito de Fellowes: las clases sociales. Hará las delicias de muchos lectores.» Sunday Times. [email protected] [email protected]
han dicho... «Su ambientación es espectacular y su prosa directa y sencilla hacen que sea una lectura que se devora en pocos días.» Blog Libros y literatura «Déjate seducir por una propuesta que no te va a defraudar, una historia de enredos, secretos, amor y escándalos que nos va sorprendiendo y manteniendo en vilo a lo largo de toda la lectura. No se puede pedir más.» Blog Me gustan los libros
Downton Abbey Script Book Season 1
The most successful British television drama of our time, the multi-award-winning Downton Abbey has become a national phenomenon in the U.S. as well. Created by Julian Fellowes—who received an Academy Award for his screenplay for the acclaimed Robert Altman motion picture, Gosford Park—Downton Abbey features stellar performances, ravishing sets and costumes, and, most importantly, absolutely riveting plots. Now the scripts for the entire first season have been collected in one volume, along with never before seen material, incisive commentary, and color photos that will completely immerse fans in the world of Downton Abbey.
The Curious Adventures of the Abandoned Toys
When Doc the bear arrives at the dump from his former home in a children's hospital, he's not sure what kind of life awaits him. But the friends he finds there are determined to make his new home a welcoming one. Julian Fellowes's witty text and S. D. Schindler's lovely, intricate art in The Curious Adventures of the Abandoned Toys combine to make a beautiful gift book, sure to strike a chord with any child—or adult—who has ever loved a stuffed toy.
Snobs Past Imperfect Omnibus
SNOBS 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...? PAST IMPERFECT 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...
Victoria From the creator of the ITV television series
From the creator of the ITV Sunday night drama, VICTORIA, comes the exclusive standalone novel by Daisy Goodwin, author of the bestselling MY LAST DUCHESS and THE FORTUNE HUNTER. Perfect for fans of epics such as War and Peace, Poldark or Granchester In June 1837, the eighteen-year-old Victoria wakes up to find that she is Queen of the most powerful nation in the world. But will she be queen in her own right, or a puppet controlled by her mother and the sinister Sir John Conroy? Can this tiny girl prevail against the men who believe that women are too hysterical to rule? Everyone wants her to get married, but Victoria has no intention of entering into a marriage of convenience with her cousin Albert, a shy bookworm who didn't know how to dance the last time she met him. She would much rather reign alone with a little help from her Prime Minister, Lord Melbourne. He may be old enough to be her father, but he is the only man who believes that she will be a great Queen, and he knows how to make her laugh. A husband would only get in the way...