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Upstairs & Downstairs: The Illustrated Guide to the Real World of Downton Abbey
Upstairs & Downstairs: The Illustrated Guide to the Real World of Downton Abbey
by Sarah Warwick
Synopsis
This beautifully illustrated book takes readers on a guided tour of a single day in an upper-crust English home of the Edwardian era. Starting with the servants hard at work while the family is still abed, and culminating in a lavish dinner party... (read more)

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The Iron Lady: Margaret Thatcher, from Grocer's Daughter to Prime Minister
The Iron Lady: Margaret Thatcher, from Grocer's Daughter to Prime Minister
by John Campbell
Publisher Comments
The Iron Lady, the definitive Margaret Thatcher biography, is available just in time for the movie starring Meryl Streep as one of the most infamous figures in postwar politics. Whether you love her or hate her, Margaret Thatcher's impact on twentieth... (read more)

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Daughters of Britannia: The Lives and Times of Diplomatic Wives
Daughters of Britannia: The Lives and Times of Diplomatic Wives
by Katie Hickman
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 311-314) and index.... (read more)

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The Real Elizabeth: An Intimate Portrait of Queen Elizabeth II
The Real Elizabeth: An Intimate Portrait of Queen Elizabeth II
by Andrew Marr
Publisher Comments
A surprising and very personal biography of a woman who may be the world's last great queen, published to coincide with the sixtieth anniversary of her reign Elizabeth II, one of England's longest-reigning monarchs, is an enigma. In public, she confines... (read more)

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Perilous Question: Reform or Revolution? Britain on the Brink, 1832
Perilous Question: Reform or Revolution? Britain on the Brink, 1832
by Antonia Fraser
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Antonia Frasers Perilous Question is a dazzling re-creation of the tempestuous two-year period in Britains history leading up to the passing of the Great Reform Bill in 1832, a narrative which at times reads like a political thriller. The era, beginning... (read more)

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They Also Serve: The Real Life Story of My Lifetime in Service as a Butler
They Also Serve: The Real Life Story of My Lifetime in Service as a Butler
by Bob Sharpe
Publisher Comments
Told by a man who's seen it all firsthand and perfect for fans of Downton Abbey, this is a scandilous behind-the-scenes look at the real-life estate houses of England During more than 30 years in a variety of houses, Bob Sharpe managed to rise... (read more)

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Horace Walpole's Cat
Horace Walpole's Cat
by Christopher Frayling
Publisher Comments
This delightful compendium focuses on one of the best-loved poems in the English language, but in the process it takes the reader on an engaging romp through the literary, intellectual, and cultural world of the eighteenth century. It brings alive a host... (read more)

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A Short History of England: The Glorious Story of a Rowdy Nation
A Short History of England: The Glorious Story of a Rowdy Nation
by Simon Jenkins
Publisher Comments
The heroes and villains, triumphs and disasters of English history are instantly familiar—from the Norman Conquest to Henry VIII, Queen Victoria to the two world wars. But to understand their full significance we need to know the whole story. A... (read more)

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Mary Queen of Scots: An Illustrated Life
Mary Queen of Scots: An Illustrated Life
by Susan Doran
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This book tells the dramatic story of Mary's life, but unlike other biographies the narrative is illustrated with many of the documents upon which our knowledge is based, as well as pictures of the leading characters in the story.... (read more)

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Notes from a Small Island
Notes from a Small Island
by Bill Bryson
Staff Pick
Sometimes laugh-out-loud, sometimes poignant, Bill Bryson takes a trip to the villages of his beloved Britain.... (read more)

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1215: The Year of Magna Carta
1215: The Year of Magna Carta
by Danny Danziger and John Gillingham
Publisher Comments
Surveying a broad landscape through a narrow lens, 1215 sweeps readers back eight centuries in an absorbing portrait of life during a time of global upheaval, the ripples of which can still be felt today. At the center of this fascinating period is the... (read more)

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Wilfrid Blunt's Egyptian Garden
Wilfrid Blunt's Egyptian Garden
by Tim Coates
Synopsis
In 1901, while Egypt is under the protection of the British Empire, a pack of hounds is shipped out to provide sport for the officers. The pack invades the garden of the rich and eccentric poet Wilfrid Scarwen Blunt. Correspondence and scandal ensue.... (read more)

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The King's Speech
The King's Speech
by Mark Logue
About the Author
Peter Conradi's books include The Red Ripper: Inside the Mind of Russia's Most Brutal Serial Killer, Mad Vlad: Vladimir Zhirinovksy and the New Russian Nationalism, and Hitler's Piano Player.... (read more)

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Wait for Me!: Memoirs
Wait for Me!: Memoirs
by Deborah Mitford
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Deborah Mitford, Duchess of Devonshire, is the youngest of the famously witty brood of six daughters and one son that included the writers Jessica and Nancy, who wrote, when Deborah was born, “How disgusting of the poor darling to go and be a girl.... (read more)

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A People's History of London
A People's History of London
by Lindsey German
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In the eyes of Britain’s heritage industry, London is the traditional home of empire, monarchy and power, an urban wonderland for the privileged, where the vast majority of Londoners feature only to applaud in the background. Yet, for nearly 2000... (read more)

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Londoners: The Days and Nights of London Now--As Told by Those Who Love It, Hate It, Live It, Left It, and Long for It
Londoners: The Days and Nights of London Now--As Told by Those Who Love It, Hate It, Live It, Left It, and Long for It
by Craig Taylor
Publisher Comments
In Londoners, acclaimed journalist Craig Taylor paints readers an epic portrait of todays London that is as rich and lively as the city itself. In the style of Studs Terkel (Working, Hard Times, The Good War) and Dave Isay (Listening Is an Act of Love... (read more)

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Farm the True Story of One Family & the English Countryside
Farm the True Story of One Family & the English Countryside
by Richard Benson
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The true story of Richard Benson and his family's move back to the country. He gives us a warm, funny, moving yet unsentimental portrait of life on a fifty-acre Yorkshire smallholding at the turn of a new century. 'A delight, superb. An engaging, tender... (read more)

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To Rule the Waves: How the British Navy Shaped the Modern World (P.S.)
To Rule the Waves: How the British Navy Shaped the Modern World (P.S.)
by Arthur Herman
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To Rule the Waves tells the extraordinary story of how the British Royal Navy allowed one nation to rise to a level of power unprecedented in history. From the navy's beginnings under Henry VIII to the age of computer warfare and special ops, historian... (read more)

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Thirty Days: An Inside Account of Tony Blair at War
Thirty Days: An Inside Account of Tony Blair at War
by Peter Stothard
Publisher Comments
For thirty days I was close by him at historic events -- in the places where writers never are. Before Britain could help the United States in the war against Saddam Hussein, Tony Blair faced a battle against his own voters, his own party, and his own... (read more)

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The English Civil Wars: 1640-1660
The English Civil Wars: 1640-1660
by Blair Worden
Publisher Comments
One of the most renowned historians of the English Civil War has written a crisp and lucid narrative of the complicated events of 1640 to 1660—not just the war between King and Parliament of 1642-46 but the second civil war, the execution of King... (read more)

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