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Book Giveaway: Lady Almina and the Real Downton Abbey

Book Giveaway: Lady Almina and the Real Downton Abbey

Book Giveaway: Lady Almina and the Real Downton Abbey
February 07
16:02 2015

photoBook Giveaway: Lady Almina and the Real Downton Abbey

Draw Date: February 21, 2015

‘Lady Almina and the Real Downton Abbey: The Lost Legacy of Highclere Castle’ tells the story behind Highclere Castle, the real-life inspiration and setting for Julian Fellowes’s Emmy Award-winning PBS show Downton Abbey, and the life of one of its most famous inhabitants, Lady Almina, the 5th Countess of Carnarvon. Drawing on a rich store of materials from the archives of Highclere Castle, including diaries, letters, and photographs, the current Lady Carnarvon has written a transporting story of this fabled home on the brink of war.  This rich tale contrasts the splendor of Edwardian life in a great house against the backdrop of the First World War and offers an inspiring and revealing picture of the woman at the center of the history of Highclere Castle.

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