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England and france in living color i was mesmerized by the lavish costumes, the wonderfully drawn charactersupstairs and down, the period. Weve bid adieu to the television phenomenon downton abbey, but in its wake there are some great books spiked with crawleylike prestige weve yet to conquer. Like the show many of these novels and movies are set in edwardian england and focus on the lives of aristocratic families. The official downton abbey cookbook presents over 100 recipes that showcase the cookery and customs of the crawley householdfrom upstairs dinner party centerpieces to downstairs puddings and piesand bring an authentic slice of downton abbey to modern kitchens and downton fans. A perfect gift for downton abbey fans, this book presents a lavish look at the real worldboth the secret history and the behindthescenes dramaof the. Like all downton abbey fans, ive known for a long time that a film was in the works. The christmas season is in full swing, but theres never a wrong time to seek out a downton abbey themed gift for the fan who has everything. Find books with a similar setting or storyline as downton and even books written by the creator of downton. Run by evangeline holland, blogger at edwardian promenade an amazon affiliate.
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In the box are his world war i diaries and a cryptic note addressed to her. This perfect present allows fans to revisit the home and the lives of the family and staff of the emmy awardwinning seriesand now feature filmwith jessica fellowess downton abbey a celebration. A mustread for the carson fans, this is a compelling portrait of an english butler at the. Downton abbey fans have more than just an upcoming movie adaptation to get excited about. The people behind the forthcoming movie are releasing a companion book, due out september 20, that will give readers a behindthescenes glance at the making of the film.
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