'Very entertaining - think a more self-aware and sophisticated Jilly Cooper... the result is that rare thing - an intelligent and insightful blockbuster'—GLOSS MAGAZINE
'A gloriously funny, bumpy ride through modern times'—EVENING STANDARD
'Fellowes populates PAST IMPERFECT with a gallery of sometimes grotesque but mostly affectionately drawn toffs - acidly observed bythe narrator, ever peevish, ever diverting'—DAILY EXPRESS
'Its plot cannot fail to grip the reader'—SPECTATOR
'The story takes us back to the Season of 1968 and its lavish balls andparties, to the debutantes, to the eligible men who accompanied them...Poignant, funny, fascinating and moving, this clever and touching novelis surely the must-read book of the year'—SUNDAY EXPRESS
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 Emmy winning LITTLE LORD FAUNTLEROY and the 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 recent version of VANITY FAIR and 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.