A delicious thoroughbred delight, a guilty treat that is awake to every maddening and appallingly attractive nuance of English life—Stephen Fry
Very entertaining - think a more self-aware and sophisticated Jilly Cooper... the result is that rare thing - an intelligent and insightful blockbuster—GLOSS MAGAZINE
Poignant, funny, fascinating and moving, this clever and touching novel is surely the must-read book of the year—SUNDAY EXPRESS
A gloriously funny, bumpy ride through modern times—EVENING STANDARD
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 immensely successful DOWNTON ABBEY, and 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 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. Julian Fellowes became a life peer in 2010.