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[Read] ➳ The Long Weekend By Adrian Tinniswood – 11th-century.co There is nothing uite as beautiful as an English country house in summer And there has never been a summer uite like that Indian summer between the two world wars a period of gentle decline in which tThere is nothing uite as beautiful as an English country house in summer And there has never been a summer uite 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 homesReal life in the country house during the 1920s and 1930s was not always so sunny By turns opul.

Ent 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half forgotten draped in myth and hidden behind stiff upper lips and film star smiles Drawing on hundreds of memoirs on unpublished letters and diaries on the eye witness testimonies of belted earls and unhappy heiresses and bullying butlers The Long Weekend gives a voice.

long free weekend pdf The Long mobile The Long Weekend eBookEnt 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half forgotten draped in myth and hidden behind stiff upper lips and film star smiles Drawing on hundreds of memoirs on unpublished letters and diaries on the eye witness testimonies of belted earls and unhappy heiresses and bullying butlers The Long Weekend gives a voice.

eBook Adrian Tinniswood á The Long Weekend PDF ¸ The Long  eBook ´ á

eBook Adrian Tinniswood á The Long Weekend PDF ¸ The Long eBook ´ á Adrian Tinniswood has worked as an author broadcaster lecturer and educational consultant for nearly 30 years in both Britain and the United States Tinniswood studied English and Philosophy at Southampton University and was awarded an MPhil at Leicester University

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  1. Petra-X Petra-X says:

    eBook Adrian Tinniswood á The Long Weekend PDF ¸ The Long eBook ´ á long free, weekend pdf, The Long mobile, The Long Weekend eBookThis is Downton Abbey with the boring bits left in and the interesting bits removed as they had been sold off to Julian Fellowes for his tv show Not really but it reads like that If you love to read about rich people and how they lived their lives always putting their socia


  2. Angie Angie says:

    eBook Adrian Tinniswood á The Long Weekend PDF ¸ The Long eBook ´ á long free, weekend pdf, The Long mobile, The Long Weekend eBookThe Long Weekend is an insider look at English country houses during the time period of 1918 1939 A lot of this is a Who's Who of houses pretty much anything you wou


  3. David David says:

    eBook Adrian Tinniswood á The Long Weekend PDF ¸ The Long eBook ´ á long free, weekend pdf, The Long mobile, The Long Weekend eBookThose nice people at Netgalley and Basic Books sent a free e copy of this book Both “life” and “house” appear in the title but it's about “house” than “life” including architecture sales renovations remodeling redecorating which aristo h


  4. Melisa Melisa says:

    eBook Adrian Tinniswood á The Long Weekend PDF ¸ The Long eBook ´ á long free, weekend pdf, The Long mobile, The Long Weekend eBookExtremely well researched and fascinating look at the history of the English Country house I would have loved photography as I kept stopping to look up the estates being


  5. Miki Miki says:

    eBook Adrian Tinniswood á The Long Weekend PDF ¸ The Long eBook ´ á long free, weekend pdf, The Long mobile, The Long Weekend eBookAs a book about English country life this is a good real estate catalog


  6. Lois Lois says:

    eBook Adrian Tinniswood á The Long Weekend PDF ¸ The Long eBook ´ á long free, weekend pdf, The Long mobile, The Long Weekend eBookI liked this a lot However it isn't at all what is promised This is not really about the houses or the customs during these Saturday to Monday House Party Weekends weren't a thing in the upper classes during this period Weekends imply that one works and to be upper class is to unemployed in this period This is mostly gossip primarily about royalty and the houses castles estates etc they own It covers primarily the Edwardian Age with a bit of Victorian and Windor Era thrown in for good measure Interesting and fun


  7. O. Gold O. Gold says:

    eBook Adrian Tinniswood á The Long Weekend PDF ¸ The Long eBook ´ á long free, weekend pdf, The Long mobile, The Long Weekend eBookTHE LONG WEEKEND LIFE IN THE ENGLISH COUNTRY HOUSE 1918 1939 by Adrian Tinniswood 20165 stars out of 5 Many years ago my wife and I we are now in our eighties flew to Europe rented a car and toured the famous gardens of the Continent Our favorites were in Great Britain Reading THE LONG


  8. Stacy Stacy says:

    eBook Adrian Tinniswood á The Long Weekend PDF ¸ The Long eBook ´ á long free, weekend pdf, The Long mobile, The Long Weekend eBookThis didn't uite live up to expectations most of the time it felt like a catalog of who owned which country houses than an actual explanation of what life was like in them though the last few chapters did give a better sense of that And given all the descriptions of the houses many with effusive adjectives it would have been nice to have pictures of the houses themselves but perhaps they were not available All in all it did capture the transition of the country house from the sole provenance of the titled few to the egalitarian privilege of the rising middle classes and the effort involved in updating and maintaining them But I don't feel like it did as well in capturing the sensation of what it was like to live in them it


  9. A A says:

    eBook Adrian Tinniswood á The Long Weekend PDF ¸ The Long eBook ´ á long free, weekend pdf, The Long mobile, The Long Weekend eBookAn exceptional book delving into the history and culture of the English landed society of a bygone era Tinniswood focuses on the English country house as the anchor of this privileged set chronicling its rise through hundreds of years of documented peerage and subseuent fall in the early part of the twentieth century as WWI ravages Britain's social hierarchy issuing in a new social order Much of the book is dedicated to the history of specific houses their owners through the years and ul


  10. Carolyn Harris Carolyn Harris says:

    eBook Adrian Tinniswood á The Long Weekend PDF ¸ The Long eBook ´ á long free, weekend pdf, The Long mobile, The Long Weekend eBookThe Long Weekend isn't really about life in the English Country House Between the Wars though the opening chapter gives a sense of how weekend parties were conducted and there are later chapters about country sports and servants' lives Instead the author focuses on the changing architecture of Country Houses during the reign of George V including reinterpretations of medieval castles modernism and a revived interest in Georgian architecture There are also fascinating chapters about the role of the royal family in country house culture of the time For example the future


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