Julian Fellowes's Belgravia (Paperback)Julian Fellowes (author)
FROM THE CREATOR OF DOWNTON ABBEY and THE GILDED AGE
'A modern classic that will fill any Downton-shaped hole' Daily Express
It is the evening of 15 June 1815, and the Duchess of Richmond has thrown a magnificent ball in Brussels for the Duke of Wellington. The guests include James and Anne Trenchard - who have made their money in trade - along with their beautiful daughter Sophia.
When the Trenchards move into the fashionable new area of Belgravia some twenty-five years later, they are surrounded by some of London society's most influential families. But something happened that night of the ball, so long ago, that threatens their new status.
Because behind Belgravia's magnificent doors is a world of secrets, gossip and intrigue.
'Stunning' Mail on Sunday
'Written with brio, the novel races along with all the page-turning suspense of a thriller' Woman & Home
'A jolly romp about Fellowes's favourite subject, class' Sunday Times
'Immersive and intriguing' Stylist
Publisher: Orion Publishing Co
Number of pages: 432
Weight: 300 g
Dimensions: 196 x 126 x 34 mm
GH LOVES . . . DOWNTON ABBEY creator Julian Fellowes is bringing back the serialised novel . . . Set in the grand houses of 1840s London, this historical novel is full of secrets * GOOD HOUSEKEEPING *
It gets off to a cracking start, with a cross-class love affair . . . a 21st-century immersive experience, with its roots in the great literary tradition of serial publication . . . [a] stunning new story * MAIL ON SUNDAY *
A story that is making publication history by appearing first, week by week, on a downloadable app . . . ground-breaking * TELEGRAPH *
simply a wonderful read. Fellowes is as witty as ever, yet again capturing those discerning older, upper-class women perfectly... a modern classic that will fill any Downton-shaped hole. * DAILY EXPRESS *
Belgravia is a jolly romp about Fellowes's favourite subject, class... it will probably cheer up quite a lot of people. * SUNDAY TIMES *
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“This book is an absolute pleasure to read.....”
The creator of Downton Abbey, Julian Fellowes brings us another wonderful historical suspense thriller, full of secrets, class wars and delicious illicit love affairs.
It is an absolute joy to read about the grandeur... More
“Predictable but enjoyable”
3-4 stars rounded up.
It’s 1815, location Brussels and the Duchess of Richmond is hosting a ball to which ‘The Magician ‘ James Trenchard, supplier of goods to the army is surprisingly invited, accompanied by his... More
“A tale of inheritance, jealousy, scandal and snobbery”
I am a huge fan of Downton Abbey, so reading this was not difficult.
Julian Fellowes sets his story on the eve of the Battle of Waterloo, and then picks it up around a quarter of a century later as the ramifications... More
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