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User Review  - byshieldmaiden - LibraryThing

As a publicized tie-in to DOWNTON ABBEY, this book was styled as providing a historical account of Highclere Castle (setting of DOWNTON ABBEY), its inhabitants, and the style of the Edwardian era ... Read full review

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User Review  - pennsylady - LibraryThing

With Lady Almina's presence, the doors of Highclere Castle are opened to tend the wounded of WW1. "The story is described as an inspiring and revealing picture of the woman at the center of the history of Highclere Castle." 7 audio discs Read full review

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User Review  - ChristineEllei - LibraryThing

Having recently become a fan of the television series Downton Abbey I was curious to find out a little more about the “real” Downton Abbey. This book satisfied my curiosity but only to a certain ... Read full review

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User Review  - Brainannex - LibraryThing

An interesting look behind the "real" Downton Abbey. Since I watch the show, I found myself picturing the TV characters and not the historical characters but it's worth a read to appreciate the scope of the history and adaptation thereof. Read full review

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User Review  - etxgardener - LibraryThing

I was skeptical about this book when I saw that the author was the current Countess of Carnarvon, but to my happy surprise this book is very well written. Lady Almina was another intrepid young girl ... Read full review

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User Review  - gmcluckie - LibraryThing

Very entertaining true story, with a refreshing frankness about the Carnarvon family's foibles as well as their strengths. Fascinating to think real people really lived in this way. One small quibble ... Read full review

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User Review  - DebbieLE - LibraryThing

If you are looking for Downton Abbey in book form than this is not the book for you. I had a hard time with that at first. I was looking for the same feel of the Downton Abbey television series. I ... Read full review

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User Review  - michigantrumpet - LibraryThing

History of the 5th Earl and Countess of Carnarvon, owners of Highclere Castle, locale where the popular ITV Downton Abbey is filmed. The 5th Earl and Countess presided over the Castle at approximately ... Read full review

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User Review  - delphimo - LibraryThing

This is an interesting book about Highclere Castle from the 1890's to the 1930's, and the family presiding in this English landmark. The family living in this castle is the Carnarvons, and the story ... Read full review

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User Review  - brangwinn - LibraryThing

Interesting reading for any Downton Abbey fan. I enjoyed reading about the real story taking place during World War II. Read full review


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