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The long weekend

Robert Graves

The long weekend

a social history of Great Britain, 1918-1939.

by Robert Graves

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Published by Faber and Faber limited in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Great Britain -- History -- 20th century.,
  • Great Britain -- Social life and customs.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBy Robert Graves and Alan Hodge.
    ContributionsHodge, Alan, 1915-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDA566.4 .G7, DA566.4 .G7
    The Physical Object
    Pagination472 p.
    Number of Pages472
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14312159M

      The book was Charles Jackson’s “The Lost Weekend,” first published in and reissued earlier this year. On its surface, the novel seemed a good fit for reading in . The Long Weekend Troon Harrison, Author, Michael Foreman, Author, Michael Foreman, Illustrator Houghton Mifflin Harcourt P $ (0p) ISBN More By and About This Author.

      Adrian Tinniswood OBE FSA is the author of fifteen books on social and architectural history, including Behind the Throne: A Domestic History of the Royal Household; The Long Weekend: Life in the English Country House Between the Wars, a New York Timesand Sunday Times bestseller; His Invention So Fertile: A Life of Christopher Wren and The Verneys: a True Story of Love, War and 4/5(3). One of the best ways to beat jet lag is to stay awake. And I can’t think of a better way to stay awake then dancing the night away at a club that’s really a private island and frolicking in a hot tub on a yacht as you chase a premium selection of Italian cured meats with a glass of champagne.

    The Long Weekend: The exciting story of the Twenties and Thirties Robert Graves & Alan Hodge Published by A Four Square Book: NEL, New York, USA ().   Melbourne’s finest old hotel, wine, whisky, cafes, restaurants, fashion, daggers, policemen, beautiful cars, and a mature couple, Sam and Scarlett, very much in love, all play their part in an adventure that unfolds over a LONG WEEKEND.


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The Long Weekend resembles a well-kept hothouse festooned with fruit ripe for the plucking."―4/5(). 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.

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Adrian Tinniswood. Adrian Tinniswood is the author of fourteen books of social and architectural history. His most recent book, The Long Weekend, was one of the most critically acclaimed of Read more. The Long Weekend is actually the first paperback in my Physical Book Challenge.

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