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The long week-end

Robert Graves

The long week-end

a social history of Great Britain 1918-1939

by Robert Graves

  • 47 Want to read
  • 30 Currently reading

Published by Cardinal in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementRobert Graves and Alan Hodge.
ContributionsHodge, Alan.
The Physical Object
Pagination472p. ;
Number of Pages472
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18357243M
ISBN 100747407797

Check out this great listen on nightcapcabaret.com As World War I 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.


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Mar 05,  · "The long week-end" is the authors' evocative phrase for the period in Great Britain's social history between the twin devastations of the Great War and World War II. From a postwar period of prosperity and frivolity through the ever-darkening decade of the thirties, The Long Week-End deftly and movingly preserves the details and captures the spirit of the nightcapcabaret.com by: Jun 04,  · A litany of some great houses and manor houses and some treasures lost and treasures saved before World War II is not evocative of "the long weekend" but of efforts to restore or reclaim what was ultimately lost.

This long litany leaves us not only wanting "more" but for the predicate for "more" being better presented and organized/5(66). But although it’s a mistake to read The Long Weekend as a true history book, and it is exclusively about England, the events he writes about are anything A lot happened in those odd years between the end The long week-end book the First World War and the beginning of the Second, and Graves has done well to capture it/5.

Oct 10,  · Great story, well written, loved the characters. A book for a long weekend when you want to escape. Can't wait to read more from this author/5(15).

Jul 01,  · The Long Weekend is the seventh stand-alone novel by British author, Veronica Henry. Claire Marlowe and her partner, the charismatic chef, Luca Ramsay, own the Townhouse by the Sea, a boutique hotel in Pennfleet, Cornwall, and are gearing up for a busy long weekend: six young men for a stag weekend as well as assorted other guests will keep them on their toes.4/5.

Jun 04,  · The Long Weekend supplies a potent fix of period locations, upstairs-downstairs drama and higher gossip--all of it factual--for the most Downton-addicted of readers. We are in the company of a confident and skilled historian who understands the mores of his era and wears his learning lightly/5(69).

The Long Weekend is a petite book, easily read in one sitting, which is ideal since it is hard to put down until you know the outcome of Sam and Lloyd’s abduction. This is a book perhaps best read by teens a few years older than the protagonists, though younger teens and tweens would likely benefit from reading it with a parent or teacher/5.

May 15,  · Adrian Tinniswood tells this story early on in The Long Weekend, his fantastically readable and endlessly fascinating book about life in the English country house between the.

The Long Weekend supplies a potent fix of period locations, upstairs-downstairs drama and higher gossip-all of it factual-for the most Downtonaddicted of readers. We are in the company of a confident and skilled historian who understands the mores of his era and wears his learning lightly.1/5.

Oct 01,  · The Long Weekend is an "insider" look at English country houses during the time period of A lot of this is a "Who's Who" of houses -- pretty much anything you would want to know about who purchased certain houses, when, and how they changed them/5.

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In a gorgeous quayside hotel in Cornwall, the long weekend is just beginning Claire Marlowe owns 'The Townhouse by /5(71). A nostalgic account of life at English country houses during the interbellum era. Tinniswood, who has written frequently about English cultural history—from pirates (Pirates of Barbary, ) to architecture (The Arts and Crafts House, )—returns with a richly researched story about the rise and fall and transformation of country-house living, the effects on same of World War I and the Author: Adrian Tinniswood.

THE LONG WEEKEND. A Sam and Scarlett Mystery. By Terry R Barca. 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.

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The Long Weekend Life in the English Country House, (Book): Tinniswood, Adrian: "In The Long Weekend, acclaimed historian Adrian Tinniswood tells the story of the rise and fall of the English aristocracy through the rise and fall of the great country house.

Historically, these massive houses had served as the administrative and social hubs of their communities, but the fallout from. Highlighted commentary, bearing resemblance to Frederick Allen's Only Yesterday — details that affected the intimate lives of the British, a graphic panorama of fads, fancies, facts, foibles and fingerposts along the way from war to war.

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Author: Ian Crouch. The NOOK Book (eBook) of the The Long Weekend by Norm Foster at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $ or more. Holiday Shipping Membership Educators Gift Cards Stores & Events HelpPrice: $. Check out this great listen on nightcapcabaret.com In a gorgeous quay-side hotel in Cornwall, the long weekend is just beginning Claire Marlowe owns 'The Townhouse by the Sea' with Luca, the hotel's charismatic chef.

She ensures everything runs smoothly - until an unexpected arrival checks in and tur.Mar 29,  · Part of the first major wave of Australian pictures that made a big splash in the States circa '79 and '80 -- among the others were GALLIPOLI, BREAKER MORANT and THE LAST WAVE -- LONG WEEKEND is, unfortunately, one of the forgotten gems of the period.

If you ever see an old video of it in a shop somewhere -- anywhere -- grab it. And watch it /10(K).This is a guided reading lesson plan for students on level J. The lesson plan is based on the book Henry and Mudge and the Long Weekend by Cynthia Rylant.

Students will learn that reading a long word that ends in -ed or -ing can be easier if they separate the base word first.