The Secret Life of the Savoy (lydbok) av Oliv
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Olivia Williams (forfatter), Sophie Roberts (oppleser)

The Secret Life of the Savoy lydbok

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In 1889, Victorian impresario Richard D'Oyly Carte opened The Savoy, Britain's first luxury hotel. Allowing the rich to live like royalty, it attracted glamour, scandal and a cast of eccentric characters, with the D'Oyly Carte family elevated to a unique vantage point on high society. The Secret Life of the Savoy will tell their story through three generations: Richard (the founder, who died in the same year as Queen Victoria), Rupert (a moderniser who saw the hotel through two world wars and…
Undertittel and the D'Oyly Carte family
Forfattere Olivia Williams (forfatter), Sophie Roberts (oppleser)
Forlag Headline
Utgitt 3 september 2020
Lengde 9:34
Sjangrer Biografier, Historie, Biografier, Fagbøker
Språk English
Format mp3
DRM-beskyttelse Vannmerket
ISBN 9781472269775
In 1889, Victorian impresario Richard D'Oyly Carte opened The Savoy, Britain's first luxury hotel. Allowing the rich to live like royalty, it attracted glamour, scandal and a cast of eccentric characters, with the D'Oyly Carte family elevated to a unique vantage point on high society. The Secret Life of the Savoy will tell their story through three generations: Richard (the founder, who died in the same year as Queen Victoria), Rupert (a moderniser who saw the hotel through two world wars and the roaring twenties), and Bridget (a Queen-like figure who was one of mid-20th century Britain's wealthiest women). The book will explore their rollercoaster achievements, lifestyles and private lives, through the prism of this iconic hotel and its many distinguished guests - from Oscar Wilde to the Beatles. (P)2020 Headline Publishing Group Ltd