Two Sunday Times bestsellers in one from the creator of Downton Abbey.
Edith Lavery, the attractive only child of a middle-class accountant, leaves behind her dull job when she manages to bag one of the most eligible bachelors in town. But is life amongst the aristocracy really all that it seems...
Damian Baxter is very, very rich. But he has one concern: who should inherit his fortune. A letter from an ex-girlfriend suggests Damian may have fathered a child, but the letter is anonymous. Finding the truth will not be easy - and the only man who can help is Damian's sworn enemy...
About the Author
Julian Fellowes is a writer, actor, director, producer and TV presenter. His acting credits include the role of Lord Kilwillie in Monarch of the Glen, as well as film roles in Shadowlands, Damage and Tomorrow Never Dies. His TV writing credits include the immensely successful Downton Abbey and BAFTA nominated The Prince and the Pauper, which he also produced. His first cinema screenplay, Gosford Park, won the Oscar for Best Original Screenplay. He also wrote the screenplay for The Young Victoria. His debut as a director, Separate Lies, was released to acclaim in 2006. Julian is married to Emma, nee Kitchener and they have one son, Peregrine. Julian Fellowes became a life peer in 2010.
"Like a visit of an English country estate: breezy, beautiful, and charming."
- "The" "New York Times Book Review"
"[A] guilty pleasure of a novel [that] seems authentic down to the wallpaper and the Wellingtons. Hilarious sharp, entertaining, and unforgiving."
- Anna Quindlen ""Snobs," by Julian Fellowes, is an hilariously snobbish novel about hilariously snobbish people involved in a society scandal. Froth at its best. His writing is as stylish as his story. Mr. Fellowes knows his turf well."
- Dominick Dunne
"I couldn't put "Snobs" down: Who could resist a great story of a beautiful, ambitious girl on her climb to the turreted top of the castle-hopping set? As witty as he is smart, Julian Fellowes is the Oscar-winning, Oscar Wilde of the minute." - Plum Sykes
"Julian Fellowes's witty, wise depiction of the lives and lunacies of upper-class English life is just my cup of tea...."
- Jane Stanton Hitchcock
""Snobs" is everything you wo
Number Of Pages: 864
Published: 1st September 2011
Publisher: Orion Publishing Co
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 19.7 x 12.9 x 5.5
Weight (kg): 0.53
Edition Number: 1