Lady Almina & the Real Downton Abbey by The Countess of Carnarvon. I loved the TV series & found this book a great read. Written as a story but gleaned from real life documents, letters & media at the time it tells the story of Almina, the illegitimate daughter of banking tycoon Alfred de Rothschild & her marriage to the 5th Earl of Carnarvon in 1895. It covers the 1st World War & Almina establishing a hospital in the castle, her husband's discovery of Tutankhamun's tomb & much more of that time
Chasing the Devil: A Journey Through Sub-Saharan Africa in the Footsteps of Graham Greene by Tim Butcher. $18.97. Publication: September 13, 2011. Publisher: Atlas; 1 edition (September 13, 2011). 336 pages. Author: Tim Butcher. Save 30%!