Category: Romance, Sagas & Historical / General
Publisher: Headline Publishing Group
Publication date: 6 January 2011
Number of pages: 512
Prizes: Shortlisted for Galaxy National Book Awards: Specsavers Popular Fiction Book of the Year 2011.
7.6 million viewers are tuning into Downtown Abbey. All of them will love and immediately recognise the world of MY LAST DUCHESS, with its lavish period detail, gossip below stairs, and intrigue above.
What the papers say:
'Sparkling and thoroughly engaging...the story of a poor little rich girl learning the hard way how to concentrate on the next step along the tightrope makes for a highly enjoyable and intelligent read' -- The Sunday Times 'Daisy Goodwin's debut novel is a delightful confection - a clash of cultures set in late 19th-century England, embellished with the glittering lavishness that the period implies' -- Marie Claire 'Anyone suffering Downton Abbey withdrawal symptoms (who isn't?) will find an instant tonic in Daisy Goodwin's My Last Duchess...this is a deliciously evocative first novel that lingers in the mind. Henry James with belles on' -- Allison Pearson, Telegraph, Books of the Year for Christmas
Daisy Goodwin's work as a TV producer and presenter includes Reader I Married Him, Bookworm and The Nation's Favourite Poems; she is also the creator of Grand Designs. She has edited numerous poetry anthologies, including the bestselling 101 Poems That Could Save Your Life, and is the author of Silver River, a memoir. She is Chair of the judging panel of the 2010 Orange Prize for Fiction. My Last Duchess is her first novel.
In Stock: 23 copies