The Long Weekend: Life in the English Country House Between the Wars download free [PDF and Ebook] by Adrian Tinniswood

The Long Weekend: Life in the English Country House Between the Wars download free [PDF and Ebook] by Adrian Tinniswood year 2018
  • Book name: The Long Weekend: Life in the English Country House Between the Wars
  • Author: Adrian Tinniswood
  • Release date: 2018/2/14
  • Publisher: VINTAGE PUBLISHING
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: History and Archaeology
  • ISBN: 9780099592853
  • Rating: 8.61 of 10
  • Votes: 683
  • Review by: Scarlette Edmondson
  • Review rating: 9.57 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/10/27
  • Total pages: 416
  • Includes a PDF summary of 48 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: A masterpiece of social history' Daily MailThere is nothing quite as beautiful as an English country house in summer. And there has never been a summer quite like that Indian summer between the two world wars, a period of gentle decline in which the sun set slowly on the British Empire and the shadows lengthened on the lawns of a thousand stately homes. Real life in the country house during the 1920s and 1930s was not always so sunny. By turns opulent and ordinary, noble and vicious, its shadows were darker. In The Long Weekend, Adrian Tinniswood uncovers the truth about a world half-forgotten, draped in myth and hidden behind stiff upper lips and film-star smiles. Drawing on hundreds of memoirs, on unpublished letters and diaries, on the eye-witness testimonies of belted earls and unhappy heiresses and bullying butlers, The Long Weekend gives a voice to the people who inhabited this world and shows how the image of the country house was carefully protected by its occupants above and below stairs, and how the reality was so much more interesting than the dream.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 26H20M48S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Rural Communities, 20th Century History: C 1900 To C 2000, Social Classes, Social & Cultural History, British & Irish History, Diaries, Letters & Journals
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 31.75 USD
  • Dimensions: 172x235x26mm
  • Weight: 1,115g
  • Printed by: VINTAGE
  • Published in: London, United Kingdom
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