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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  - yvonne.sevignykaiser - LibraryThing

This was the January book club selection for our neighborhood book group. With the start of the new Downton Abbey season I thought it would be fun to learn a little history of the famed location and ... Read full review

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User Review  - hobbitprincess - LibraryThing

After watching every episode of Downton Abbey and seeing one special about Highclere Castle, I thought this book would give me an additional glimpse of a world that is quite foreign to me. Written by ... 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  - kaulsu - LibraryThing

As always, I find it difficult to separate the subject of biographies and the writing. I would say that the writing, in this case was "okay," but that on the other hand, the subject, in the guise of ... 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  - melydia - LibraryThing

This book is broken up more or less into three parts. The first is a general description of the running of the castle at the turn of the 20th century, which I found fascinating. The second part is ... Read full review

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User Review  - Tess_Elizabeth - LibraryThing

Oof, what a disappointment. As a fan of Downton Abbey and English history in general, I was very excited to find this book. I was expecting much more than meandering anecdotes of the wealthy residents ... Read full review

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User Review  - clue - LibraryThing

Almost everyone has become familiar with the immensely popular PBS drama series Downton Abbey. The series is inspired by an actual estate called Highclere Castle. This book is a nonfiction account of ... 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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