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Jacky Hyams

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The Real Life Downton Abbey: How Life Was Really Lived in Stately Homes a Century Ago (2012)
3.23 of 5 Votes: 1
review 1: "Using the characters and setting of the popular television show as a point of reference for the reader, this is a closer look at the Edwardian period. They were the super rich of their times, pampered beyond belief—the early 20th century Edwardian gentry, who lived like supersta...
The Real Downton Abbey: An Unofficial Guide to the Period which Inspired the Hit TV Show (2011)
3.22 of 5 Votes: 1
review 1: I am a big fan of the, Downton Abbey. I have been interested in reading about real life below stair servants and staff ever since. This book gives a lot of good information about the lives of staff during the Edwardian era. which is the very late 1800s to around the start...
The real life Downtown abbey (2011)
3.22 of 5 Votes: 3
review 1: If you ever wondered how a socialist looks at the era when there were still great estates look no further. Jacky Hyams can't conceal the disdain for the estate owners; toffs in the author's vernacular. I would agree that the servants did work very hard, but so did every one else ...
Bombsites and Lollipops: My 1950s East End Childhood (2011)
3.43 of 5 Votes: 3
review 1: Great nostalgic look back at post war east end of London. Characters that are no longer around and almost victorian. This was in an era of family values, ducking and diving, friendships and great changes from the aftermath of the blitz and slum housing conditions.Wriiten in a al...
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