Long Live the King

Product Number: EB00368308
Released: May 24, 2014
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9781250028013
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From the award-winning writer of the original Upstairs Downstairs-the second novel in an irresistible trilogy about an Earl's family and his servants at the turn of the twentieth century. As 1901 comes to an end, there is much to be grateful for: The Dilberne fortune has been restored, and the grand Dilberne Court, with its one hundred rooms, has been saved. Lord Robert's son, Arthur, is happily married to Chicago heiress, Minnie, who is pregnant and trying to come to terms with her new role as lady of the manor, and her charming but controlling mother-in-law, Lady Isobel. As Lord Robert and Lady Isobel get caught up in the preparations of the coronation of Edward VII, they debate the future of their recently orphaned niece, Adela. Isobel and Minnie want to take her in; Robert and Arthur do not. While they argue, Adela runs away and joins a travelling group of spiritualists and has a life-saving run-in with the king. With Long Live the King, Fay Weldon continues the magnificent trilogy that began with Habits of the House. As the award-winning writer for the pilot episode of the original Upstairs Downstairs, Weldon brings her deservedly famous wit and insight to this novel of love and desire, morals and manners.

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Author(s): Fay Weldon
Series: Habits of the House Series No: 2
Original Publish Date: May 07, 2013

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Author(s): Fay Weldon
Narrator(s): Katherine Kellgren
Series:
Product Number DD4540
Released: May 07, 2013
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: Macmillan Audio
ISBN: #9781427230126
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Author(s): Fay Weldon
Narrator(s): Katherine Kellgren
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Product Number Z100125195
Released: Jun 02, 2017
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: Macmillan Audio
ISBN: #9781427230133

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