The Long Weekend: Life in the English Country House Between the Wars [Audiobook] download free by Adrian Tinniswood

The Long Weekend: Life in the English Country House Between the Wars Audiobook download free by Adrian Tinniswood
  • Listen audiobook: The Long Weekend: Life in the English Country House Between the Wars
  • Author: Adrian Tinniswood
  • Release date: 2018/1/20
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: History and Archaeology
  • ISBN: 9780099592853
  • Rating: 7.36 of 10
  • Votes: 422
  • Review by: Kaylee Sears
  • Review rating: 9.85 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/9/30
  • Duration: 5H7M38S in 256 kbps (83.2 MB)
  • Date of creation of the audiobook: 2018-07-16
  • You can listen to this audiobook in formats: FLAC, MPEG4, OGG, WMA, WAV, MP3 (compression TAR.BZ, TAR, ARC, ZIP, AZW4, RAR, CBZ)
  • Total pages original book: 416
  • Includes a PDF summary of 41 pages
  • Duration of the summary (audio): 31M7S (8.2 MB)
  • Description or summary of the audiobook: A masterpiece of social history' Daily MailThere is nothing quite as beautiful as an English country house in summer. And there has never been a summer quite like that Indian summer between the two world wars, a period of gentle decline in which the sun set slowly on the British Empire and the shadows lengthened on the lawns of a thousand stately homes. Real life in the country house during the 1920s and 1930s was not always so sunny. By turns opulent and ordinary, noble and vicious, its shadows were darker. In The Long Weekend, Adrian Tinniswood uncovers the truth about a world half-forgotten, draped in myth and hidden behind stiff upper lips and film-star smiles. Drawing on hundreds of memoirs, on unpublished letters and diaries, on the eye-witness testimonies of belted earls and unhappy heiresses and bullying butlers, The Long Weekend gives a voice to the people who inhabited this world and shows how the image of the country house was carefully protected by its occupants above and below stairs, and how the reality was so much more interesting than the dream.
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Diaries, Letters & Journals, Social & Cultural History, 20th Century History: C 1900 To C 2000, British & Irish History, Social Classes, Rural Communities
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 31.75 USD
  • Dimensions: 172x235x26mm
  • Weight: 1,115g
  • Printed by: VINTAGE
  • Published in: London, United Kingdom

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