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HOUSE OF TRELAWNEY

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''If you''re in need of a Succession replacement then this tale of a crumbling English dynasty clinging on to the past while coping with the fallout of the 2008 crash is for you. Pure pleasure'' - Stylist ''Delights from start to finish'' Mail on Sunday ''Witty and stylish'' Sunday Times ''Jilly Cooper territory with a whiff of Joanna Trollope ... a lavish saga'' The Times ''Slyly comic'' Red The seat of the Trelawney family for over 800 years, Trelawney Castle was once the jewel of the Cornish coast. Each successive Earl spent with abandon, turning the house and grounds into a sprawling, extravagant palimpsest of wings, turrets and follies.

But recent generations have been better at spending than making money. Now living in isolated penury, unable to communicate with each other or the rest of the world, the family are running out of options. Three unexpected events will hasten their demise: the sudden appearance of a new relation, an illegitimate, headstrong, beautiful girl; an unscrupulous American hedge fund manager determined to exact revenge; and the crash of 2008.

A love story and social satire set in the parallel and seemingly unconnected worlds of the British aristocracy and high finance, House of Trelawney is also the story of lost and found friendships between three women. One of them will die; another will discover her vocation; and the third will find love.>



  • EAN

    9781526600653

  • Disponibilité

    Disponible

  • Nombre de pages

    368 Pages

  • Poids

    260 g

  • Distributeur

    Side

  • Support principal

    Grand format

Infos supplémentaires : Broché  

Hannah Rothschild

Membre de l'administration de grands musées, dont la Tate Modern, Hannah Rothschild est, depuis août 2015, la première femme à diriger le conseil d'administration de la prestigieuse National Gallery. Réalisatrice de documentaires sur le monde de l'art, produits par la BBC et HBO, collaboratrice pour Vanity Fair, Vogue, The Spectator ou le New York Times, Hannah Rothschild est aussi l'auteur d'une biographie sur sa grand-tante rebelle, Pannonica Rothschild. L'Improbabilité de l'amour est son premier roman. Elle vit à Londres avec ses trois filles.

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