The World of Downton Abbey

By Jessica Fellowes (Text by (Art/Photo Books)); Nick Briggs (Photographer); Julian Fellowes (Foreword by)
(St. Martin's Press, Hardcover, 9781250006349, 303pp.)

Publication Date: December 6, 2011

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A lavish look at the real world--both the secret history and the behind-the-scenes drama--of the spellbinding Emmy Award-winning Masterpiece TV series "Downton Abbey"

"April 1912. The sun is rising behind Downton Abbey, a great and splendid house in a great and splendid park. So secure does it appear that it seems as if the way it represents will last for another thousand years. It won't."
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Millions of American viewers were enthralled by the world of "Downton Abbey, " the mesmerizing TV drama of the aristocratic Crawley family--and their servants--on the verge of dramatic change. On the eve of Season 2 of the TV presentation, this gorgeous book--illustrated with sketches and research from the production team, as well as on-set photographs from both seasons--takes us even deeper into that world, with fresh insights into the story and characters as well as the social history.




About the Author
JESSICA FELLOWES is the "New York Times" and "Globe and Mail" bestselling author of "The World of Downton Abbey." Formerly the Deputy Editor of "Country Life, " she has also been a columnist for the "London Paper." Jessica also writes for the "Daily Telegraph, Telegraph Weekend, The Lady" and "Sunday Times Style, " and lives with her family in London.



Julian Fellowes is an acclaimed writer, director, producer, and actor. Among his many screenplays are the Oscar award-winning Gosford Park, as well as Vanity Fair and The Young Victoria. He has directed and performed in numerous films and television series, and is the author of the bestselling novels Snobs and Past Imperfect. He lives in Dorset, England, with his family.


NPR
Friday, Dec 23, 2011

Jessica Fellowes, author of a new book about the successful series Downton Abbey, talks about the story of the Crawleys and the world they inhabit. More at NPR.org

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