The Decline and Fall of the British Aristocracy

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Picador, 1992 - Nobility - 813 pages
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User Review  - the.ken.petersen - LibraryThing

There was a Punch cartoon during WW II depicting a curate being asked by the vicar as to the state of his breakfast boiled egg (which both knew to have been off). The curate's politically expedient ... Read full review

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User Review  - yooperprof - LibraryThing

Rather brilliantly researched, with some wittily astringent passages about the foibles and follies of the British and Anglo-Irish aristocracies of the late 19th and 20th centuries. Somewhat over-long and repetitive, however. Read full review

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