A lavish look at the real world--both the secret history and the behind-the-scenes drama--of the spellbinding Emmy Award-winning Masterpiece TV series Downton Abbey
April 1912. The sun is rising behind Downton Abbey, a great and splendid house in a great and splendid park. So secure does it appear that it seems as if the way it represents will last for another thousand years. It won't.
Millions of American viewers were enthralled by the world of Downton Abbey, the mesmerizing TV drama of the aristocratic Crawley family--and their servants--on the verge of dramatic change. On the eve of Season 2 of the TV presentation, this gorgeous book--illustrated with sketches and research from the production team, as well as on-set photographs from both seasons--takes us even deeper into that world, with fresh insights into the story and characters as well as the social history.
JESSICA FELLOWES, is the author of The World of Downton Abbey, based on the Emmy Award winning television series, Downton Abbey. She isa journalist and the former Deputy Editor of Country Life, as well as the niece of Julian Fellowes. Shelives in London with her husband and son.
JULIAN FELLOWES is the Emmy Award-winning writer and creator of the TV series Downton Abbey. He is also the Academy Award-winning screenwriter of Gosford Park and the author of the New York Times bestselling novel Snobs. He lives in London and Dorset.
If you are a true Downton Abbey fan, whether it's the upstairs or downstairs people you prefer, you cannot go wrong with this book. This book makes each little situation more clear for you to guess what may happen in the next season or two. The photography is beautiful, the paper used to print is fine. It would make a delightful gift for a fan.
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Jessica Fellowes companion book to the Downton Abbey series is a fantastic behind the scenes look into a world that so many of us know so little about. Glimpses into the lives of the British elite and their help, with the history and first hand accounts of life in early 20th century England, kept me turning the pages. I found it hard to put down. The beautiful photos of the actors as well as the magnificent manor house make this book one you will want to display on the coffee table. I have been a huge fan of British television most of my life having spent many hours watching our local PBS station with my parents. This book is beautiful, well written and a true keepsake for us Downton Abbey fanatics!
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Please tell us about the quality of the product. The book was in excellent condition upon arrival.
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