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The Long Weekend

By Adrian Tinniswood
  • Book ID : 0465098657
  • Publisher : Basic Books
  • Pages : 344
  • Genre : History
  • Reads : 227
  • eBook Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • File Pdf: the-long-weekend.pdf

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From an acclaimed social and architectural historian, the tumultuous, scandalous, glitzy, and glamorous history of English country houses and high society during the interwar period As WWI drew to a close, change reverberated through the halls of England's country homes. As the sun set slowly on the British Empire, the shadows lengthened on the lawns of a thousand stately homes. In The Long Weekend, historian Adrian Tinniswood introduces us to the tumultuous, scandalous and glamorous history of English country houses during the years between World Wars. As estate taxes and other challenges forced many of these venerable houses onto the market, new sectors of British and American society were seduced by the dream of owning a home in the English countryside. Drawing on thousands of memoirs, letters, and diaries, as well as the eye-witness testimonies of belted earls and bibulous butlers, Tinniswood brings the stately homes of England to life as never before, opening the door to a world by turns opulent and ordinary, noble and vicious, and forever wrapped in myth. We are drawn into the intrigues of legendary families such as the Astors, the Churchills and the Devonshires as they hosted hunting parties and balls that attracted the likes of Charlie Chaplin, T.E. Lawrence, and royals such as Edward VIII and Wallis Simpson. We waltz through aristocratic soiré, and watch as the upper crust struggle to fend off rising taxes and underbred outsiders, property speculators and poultry farmers. We gain insight into the guilt and the gingerbread, and see how the image of the country house was carefully protected by its occupants above and below stairs. Through the glitz of estate parties, the social tensions between old money and new, the hunting parties, illicit trysts, and grand feasts, Tinniswood offers a glimpse behind the veil of these great estates -- and reveals a reality much more riveting than the dream.

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  • Pages : 176
  • Category : History
  • Reads : 621
  • File Pdf: the-house-party.pdf

Book Summary:

A delightful journey through the glamorous story of the English country house party by the bestselling historian. Croquet. Parlour games. Cocktails. Welcome to a glorious journey through the golden age of the country house party - and you are invited. Our host, celebrated historian Adrian Tinniswood, traces the evolution of this quintessentially British pastime from debauched royal tours to the flamboyant excess of the Bright Young Things. With cameos by the Jazz Age industrialist, the bibulous earl and the off-duty politician - whether in moated manor houses or ornate Palladian villas - Tinniswood gives a vivid insight into weekending etiquette and reveals the hidden lives of celebrity guests, from Nancy Astor to Winston Churchill, in all their drinking, feasting, gambling and fornicating. The result is a deliciously entertaining, star-studded, yet surprisingly moving portrait of a time when social conventions were being radically overhauled through the escapism of a generation haunted by war - and a uniquely fast-living period of English history. Praise for The Long Weekend: 'Delicious, occasionally fantastical, revealing in ways that Downton Abbey never was. It is as if Tinniswood is at the biggest, wildest, most luxuriantly decadent party ever thrown, and he knows everyone.' Observer 'A deliciously jaunty and wonderfully knowledgeable book. Tinniswood displays a terrific insider's grasp of gossip . A meticulous, irresistible story.' Spectator 'Elegant, encyclopedic and entertaining . A confident and skilled historian who understands the mores of his era and wears his learning lightly . Deserves to be on every costume drama producer's bookshelf.' Times

The Pie Project

By Phoebe Wood,Kirsten Jenkins
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Hardie Grant Publishing
  • Isbn : 174358413X
  • Pages : 160
  • Category : Cooking
  • Reads : 233
  • File Pdf: the-pie-project.pdf

Book Summary:

From spiced apple and golden syrup pie to grape, honey and mascarpone galette, Phoebe Wood and Kirsten Jenkins set out to reimagine the classics with their ultimate collection of 60 decadent, sweet pies.

No matter how many times you make a pie, it is always different. One day, it's a sugary jam explosion; the next day it's the flakiest crust you've ever eaten. And there are pies for every occasion in this book – from Pear, Maple Syrup and Brown Butter Pies spiced forthat perfect cold-weather dessert, to lighter, fruity pies like Grape, Honey and Mascarpone Galette.

Be inspired to embark on your own pie project: master these, then dream up your own take-anywhere treats.

Your Scandalous Ways

By Loretta Chase
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Isbn : 0061801844
  • Pages : 384
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 278
  • File Pdf: your-scandalous-ways.pdf

Book Summary:

James Cordier is all blue blood and entirely dangerous. He's a master of disguise, a brilliant thief, a first-class lover—all for King and Country—and, by gad, he's so weary of it. His last mission is to "acquire" a packet of incriminating letters from one notorious woman. Then he can return to London and meet sweet-natured heiresses—not adventuresses and fallen women. Francesca Bonnard has weathered heartbreak, scorn, and scandal. She's independent, happy, and definitely fallen; and she's learned that "gentlemen" are more trouble than they're worth. She can also see that her wildly attractive new neighbor is bad news. But as bad as James is, there are others far worse also searching for Francesca's letters. And suddenly nothing is simple—especially the nearly incendiary chemistry between the two most jaded, sinful souls in Europe. And just as suddenly, risking everything may be worth the prize.

Fall of Poppies

By Heather Webb,Hazel Gaynor,Beatriz Williams,Jennifer Robson,Jessica Brockmole,Kate Kerrigan,Evangeline Holland,Lauren Willig,Marci Jefferson
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Isbn : 0062418564
  • Pages : 368
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 574
  • File Pdf: fall-of-poppies.pdf

Book Summary:

Top voices in historical fiction deliver an unforgettable collection of short stories set in the aftermath of World War I—featuring bestselling authors such as Hazel Gaynor, Jennifer Robson, Beatriz Williams, and Lauren Willig and edited by Heather Webb. On the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month... November 11, 1918. After four long, dark years of fighting, the Great War ends at last, and the world is forever changed. For soldiers, loved ones, and survivors the years ahead stretch with new promise, even as their hearts are marked by all those who have been lost. As families come back together, lovers reunite, and strangers take solace in each other, everyone has a story to tell. In this moving anthology, nine authors share stories of love, strength, and renewal as hope takes root in a fall of poppies. Featuring: Jessica Brockmole Hazel Gaynor Evangeline Holland Marci Jefferson Kate Kerrigan Jennifer Robson Beatriz Williams Lauren Willig Heather Webb

The Long Weekend- Day Two (BDSM, humiliation, abdl, diapers, spanking, anal, baby girl)

By Cindel Sabante
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Cindel Sabante
  • Isbn : N.a
  • Pages : 37
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 940
  • File Pdf: the-long-weekend-day-two.pdf

Book Summary:

Don't miss the rest of Will and Emma's long weekend. Day One out now! It's day two of Emma's long weekend and her training is coming along well. So well in fact that Will decides he no longer wants a sexy puppy girl. Now Emma is about to become his cute diapered baby girl instead! New humiliations and old embarrassments await her as she is forced into the thickest cloth diapers Will can fit onto her small frame. Bottles, baby food, pacifiers and diaper changes are in Emma's future, with some pleasure toys mixed in to keep things interesting. And if she misbehaves, spanking won't be the only punishment Will's cute little fiancée can expect. His toy closet is still full of unseen goodies that will be sure to make her knees tremble and her pulse race! This 12,200 word story contains scenes of BDSM, dubcon, diapering, spanking, anal penetration, regression themes and age play. All characters are over the age of 18.

The Long Weekend- Day Three (BDSM, humiliation, abdl, diapers, spanking, adult baby, forced regression)

By Cindel Sabante
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Cindel Sabante
  • Isbn : N.a
  • Pages : 57
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 806
  • File Pdf: the-long-weekend-day-three.pdf

Book Summary:

This story can be read as a standalone title, but don't miss the rest of Will and Emma's long weekend. Day One & Two out now! Half way through her weekend of punishment, Emma is surprised to find out just how much she likes being taken care of by Will. And when the petite beauty wakes up on day three in a wet diaper, she can't help but smile before getting into character. But Will isn't going to let Emma get used to her new situation. With her ready and willing to participate in his retraining efforts, he switches things up and plans a day out of the house for his new baby girl. Now she's being taken out for the day in nothing but a onezie, a thick, crunchy diaper, and a pair of overalls. She's sure everyone will see her for what Will is quickly turning her into. Nothing but a big baby! But things go from bad to worse when Emma finds out that she isn't just going outside. Will is taking her to their friend Casey's house. And the history between the couple and the bombshell blonde is sure to heat things up while embarrassing Emma in the process. This 20,600 word novella contains light BDSM, dubcon, diapering, spanking, fisting, regression themes, age play, and one extremely humiliating overdose of Ex-lax. All characters are over the age of 18.

The Long Weekend

By Ophalandus Brasfield
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Xlibris Corporation
  • Isbn : 9781462875757
  • Pages :
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 123
  • File Pdf: the-long-weekend.pdf

Book Summary:

Caleb Blessing left Hempstead years ago a lost and confused young man. Having escaped certain death from an incident he barely understood at the time, he carried with him a tremendous burden. Returning today to bury his father who died from mysterious circumstances, Caleb found his hometown undergoing a supernatural siege, adversaries with hidden agendas from him and a former love that has moved on without him. Can Caleb rid himself of demons both real and imagined or is he fated to spend the longest weekend fighting for his life-provided he lives that long?

The Long Weekend

By Bernie Garnett
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Author House
  • Isbn : 1449056318
  • Pages : 86
  • Category : Juvenile Fiction
  • Reads : 665
  • File Pdf: the-long-weekend.pdf

Book Summary:

Two school friends are suddenly involved in two crimes, one as a victim, one as a witness. Their stories are not convincing at first..kidnapping..international issues..as current as today. What can two guys do? How can they get involved and stay involved? They press. They keep on pressing. They press hard enough to see real justice in a real world. Join them as they tell their story of the long weekend.

The Long Weekend.

By Terry R Barca
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Terry R Barca
  • Isbn : 1310219753
  • Pages :
  • Category :
  • Reads : 211
  • File Pdf: the-long-weekend.pdf

Book Summary:

Melbourne’s finest old hotel, wine, whisky, cafes, restaurants, fashion, daggers, policemen, beautiful cars, and a mature couple very much in love, all play their part in an adventure that unfolds over a LONG WEEKEND. Sam and Scarlett have been married for a little over a year. Scarlett has recently inherited her fathers multimillion dollar business empire and Sam has retired from being a private detective to help Scarlett run the business. A four day weekend at the Windsor, designed as a ‘getaway’ from the pressures of their new life is interrupted by Detective Inspector Blank, who tries to entice Sam out of retirement to help him with a high profile murder committed not far from Sam and Scarlett’s iconic hotel, The Windsor. Sam and Scarlett are determined to enjoy their time together but Sam’s fame as a mystery writer and private detective seem determined to drag them into this mystery. THE LONG WEEKEND. A Sam and Scarlett Mystery. By Terry R Barca.

The Long Weekend

By Gilly Macmillan
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Isbn : 0063074346
  • Pages : 352
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 639
  • File Pdf: the-long-weekend.pdf

Book Summary:

“Twisty, dark, and packs a punch. . . . Gripping and genuinely nail-biting.” — Sarah Pearse, New York Times bestselling author of The Sanatorium In this pulse-pounding thriller from the New York Times bestselling author of The Nanny, a group of women travel to the most remote place in England for a weekend escape, only to discover a startling note that one of their husbands will be killed before they return home. Perfect for fans of Ruth Ware and Lucy Foley. Three couples Two bodies One secret Dark Fell Barn is a “perfectly isolated” retreat, or so says its website when Jayne books a reservation for her friends. A quiet place, far removed from the rest of the world, is exactly what they need. The women arrive for a girls’ night ahead of their husbands. There’s ex-Army Jayne, hardened and serious, but also damaged. Ruth, the driven doctor and new mother who is battling demons of her own. Young Emily, just wed and insecure, the newest addition of this tight-knit band. Missing this year is Edie, who was the glue holding them together, until her husband died suddenly. But what they hoped would be a relaxing break soon turns to horror. Upon arrival at Dark Fell Barn, the women find a devastating note claiming one of their husbands will be murdered. There are no phones, no cell service to check on their men. Friendships fracture as the situation spins wildly out of control. Betrayal can come in many forms. This group has kept each other’s secrets for far too long. "Fast-paced and incredibly compelling . . . this book will not let you put it down." — Shari Lapena, New York Times bestselling author of The Couple Next Door

Marseille - The Delaplaine 2022 Long Weekend Guide

By Andrew Delaplaine
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Gramercy Park Press
  • Isbn : N.a
  • Pages : 72
  • Category : Travel
  • Reads : 557
  • File Pdf: marseille-the-delaplaine-2022-long-weekend-guide.pdf

Book Summary:

A complete guide for everything you need to experience a great Long Weekend in MARSEILLE, a fascinating city that’s also one of the oldest in France. “I’ve been wanting to go to Marseille for years but never got around to it (my wife thought always prefers Paris, LOL). Now that we’ve been for a long weekend to check it out, my wife and I plan to return again within 6 months. She loved it as much as I did. What a town!” ---Tanner D, Fort Lauderdale “The Delaplaine guide books ‘cut to the chase.’ You get what you need and don’t get what you don’t.” –Wilma K., Seattle Updated throughout the year, this concise guide will save you a lot of time. =LODGINGS, from budget to deluxe = RESTAURANTS, from the finest the area has to offer ranging down to the cheapest (with the highest quality). More than sufficient listings to make your Long Weekend memorable. =PRINCIPAL ATTRACTIONS -- don't waste your precious time on the lesser ones. We've done all the work for you. =SHOPPING – some interesting out of the way places.

Nantucket

By Delaplaine Andrew
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Gramercy Park Press
  • Isbn : 1641874007
  • Pages : 78
  • Category : Travel
  • Reads : 123
  • File Pdf: nantucket.pdf

Book Summary:

A complete guide for everything you need to experience a great Long Weekend in NANTUCKET, a fascinating island that’s completely different from nearby Martha’s Vineyard. “I’ve been wanting to go to Nantucket for years but never got around to it, but my wife thought it sounded like a bad idea, since we always go to the Vineyard. Now that we’ve been for a long weekend to check it out, my wife and I plan to return again within 6 months. She loved it as much as I did. What a charming island!” ---Eugene H., Dallas “The Delaplaine guide books ‘cut to the chase.’ You get what you need and don’t get what you don’t.” –Wilma K., Seattle Updated throughout the year, this concise guide will save you a lot of time. =LODGINGS, from budget to deluxe = RESTAURANTS, from the finest the area has to offer ranging down to the cheapest (with the highest quality). More than sufficient listings to make your Long Weekend memorable. =PRINCIPAL ATTRACTIONS -- don't waste your precious time on the lesser ones. We've done all the work for you. =SHOPPING – some interesting out of the way places.

Nantucket - The Delaplaine 2021 Long Weekend Guide

By Andrew Delaplaine
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Gramercy Park Press
  • Isbn : N.a
  • Pages : 70
  • Category : Travel
  • Reads : 765
  • File Pdf: nantucket-the-delaplaine-2021-long-weekend-guide.pdf

Book Summary:

A complete guide for everything you need to experience a great Long Weekend in NANTUCKET, a fascinating island that’s completely different from nearby Martha’s Vineyard. “I’ve been wanting to go to Nantucket for years but never got around to it, but my wife thought it sounded like a bad idea, since we always go to the Vineyard. Now that we’ve been for a long weekend to check it out, my wife and I plan to return again within 6 months. She loved it as much as I did. What a charming island!” ---Eugene H., Dallas “The Delaplaine guide books ‘cut to the chase.’ You get what you need and don’t get what you don’t.” –Wilma K., Seattle Updated throughout the year, this concise guide will save you a lot of time. =LODGINGS, from budget to deluxe = RESTAURANTS, from the finest the area has to offer ranging down to the cheapest (with the highest quality). More than sufficient listings to make your Long Weekend memorable. =PRINCIPAL ATTRACTIONS -- don't waste your precious time on the lesser ones. We've done all the work for you. =SHOPPING – some interesting out of the way places.