Publish date: January 24th 2006
Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin
Pages no: 288
Edition language: English
Absolutely enjoyed this book.
bookshelves: winter-20142015, play-dramatisation, published-2004, class-war Recommended for: BBC Radio Listeners Read from January 07 to 17, 2015 http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b00fnxcbDescription: Satire on English snobbery, adapted from his own novel by Julian Fellowes. On a visit to the loc...
Reads like an essay or etiquette book about the upper classes, disguised as a novel. Self consciously clever and witty insights, but very unoriginal plot. First person narrator knows more of Edith's inner thoughts than makes sense. Only "enlivened" by an implausible ending.
A light, quick comedic take on the British upper classes in the 1990s by the screenwriter of Gosford Park