A stunningly illustrated seasonal celebration of a year in the life of the Downton Abbey Great Estate.
The world of Downton Abbey fascinates audiences across the globe. Now, in this gorgeously illustrated book, we can delve deeper into the life of the house and those who work so hard to keep it running like clockwork, both above and below stairs.
All the major events and seasons of the Great House are covered here - Christmas, Easter, the debutante season, the summer fete, harvest, the hunt and more. Through the prism of the house we also learn more about the lives of our favourite characters - just how Mrs Patmore keeps the kitches stocked and the menus varied, how Anna cares for and sources Lady's Mary's gorgeous dresses, how the gardeners keep the estate beautiful and productive all year round - and there are delicious traditional recipes recipes for each calendar month too. Stunningly designed with exclusive new material throughout, this is the perfect present for any Downton fan.
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Jessica Fellowes is an author, journalist and public speaker. Her bestselling The Mitford Murders series has been nominated for awards in Britain, France, Germany and Italy, and sold into eighteen territories. Jessica is also the author of five official companion books to Downton Abbey, various of which hit the New York Times and Sunday Times bestseller lists. She has written short stories for Vogue Italia and L'Uomo Vogue, and made numerous appearances on radio, podcasts and television. She lives in Oxfordshire with her family.