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Long live the king #2 / Fay Weldon.

Weldon, Fay. (Author).
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Crookston Public Library WEL (Text) 33500010987006 Main Available -
Hawley Public Library WEL (Text) 33500010986982 Main Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781250028006 (hbk.)
  • ISBN: 1250028000 (hbk.)
  • ISBN: 9781250028013 (ebk.)
  • ISBN: 1250028019 (ebk.)
  • Physical Description: 344 p. ; 25 cm.
  • Edition: 1st U.S. ed.
  • Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 2013.

Content descriptions

Summary, etc.: A second installment in the trilogy by the award-winning author of the original Upstairs Downstairs follows the restoration of the Dilberne fortune and manor at the turn of the 20th century, when Lord Robert and Lady Isobel assist coronation plans for Edward VII, anticipate the birth of a grandchild and debate the future of an orphaned niece.

  • Booklist Reviews : Booklist Reviews 2013 April #2
    His balance sheet firmly back in the black thanks to the machinations of his solicitor, Eric Baum, Lord Dilberne, can now turn his attentions to more pressing affairs of state, especially the upcoming coronation of King Edward VII. There are grouse to be shot and golf to be played, and his wife, Isobel, must advise both family and the court on the proper amount of ermine to trim the royal robes. And then there's the matter of the coveted extra tickets to the event itself: Should they go to the socially unacceptable Baums or to Lord Dilberne's estranged brother Edwin and his family? Isobel makes a potentially awkward decision, unaware that Edwin has died. His now-orphaned teenage daughter, Adela, then falls prey to a pair of con artists out to capitalize on the gentry's fascination with spiritualism. Teeming with tasty tidbits about royals great and small, Weldon's second installment in her Dilberne Court trilogy, following Habits of the House (2013), gives devoted Anglophiles a whirlwind tour upstairs, downstairs, and all around the castle. HIGH-DEMAND BACKSTORY: Promotional efforts will be redoubled as acclaimed author Weldon's delicious series continues. Copyright 2012 Booklist Reviews.

Author Notes

FAY WELDON is a novelist, playwright, and screenwriter who, at the age of 16, lived in a grand London townhouse as the daughter of the housekeeper. In addition to winning a Writers' Guild Award for the pilot of Upstairs Downstairs, she is a Commander of the British Empire whose books include Praxis, shortlisted for the Booker Prize for Fiction; The Heart of the Country, winner of the Los Angeles Times Fiction Prize; Worst Fears, shortlisted for the Whitbread Novel Award; and Wicked Women, which won the PEN/Macmillan Silver Pen Award. She lives in England.

Subject: Upper class > England > History > 20th century > Fiction.
England > Social life and customs > 20th century > Fiction.
Edward VII, King of Great Britain, 1841-1910 > Fiction.
Genre: Regency fiction.
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