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Something for Downton Abbey lovers!

Originally posted on Tuesday, 28 January 2014 at ROPL.org.

Do you love Downton Abbey? Want more? While you’re waiting for those DVDs to come in (or for the new season!), why not check out some of these books, dvds and cds!

Inspired by/related to Downton Abbey:

  • Upstairs & Downstairs: an illustrated guide to the real world of Downton Abbey by Sarah Warwick
  • The World of Downton Abbey by Jessica Fellowes
  • Below Stairs: the classic kitchen maid’s memoir that inspired “Upstairs, Downstairs” and “Downton Abbey” by Margaret Powell
  • Behind The Scenes At Downton Abbey by Emma Rowley
  • While We Were Watching Downton Abbey by Wendy Wax
  • Summerset Abbey by TJ Brown
  • Agent Gates and the Secret Adventures of Devonton Abbey: (a parody) by Camaren Subhiyah (Graphic Novel)
  • Habits of the House by Weldon, Fay
  • Secrets of Highclere Castle (DVD)

Similar setting/time period as the show, but not limited to England:

  • The Chaperone by Laura Moriarty
  • The House at Riverton by Kate Morton
  • The Sisters: The Saga of the Mitford Family by Mary S. Lovell
  • The Bolter by Frances Osborne
  • Into the Silence: the Great War, Mallory, and the conquest of Everest by Wade Davis
  • The Remains of the Day by Kazuo Ishiguro (available on DVD)
  • Mrs. Robinson’s Disgrace by Kate Summerscale (CD)
  • The American Heiress by Daisy Goodwin
  • Howard’s End by E.M. Forster
  • Uninvited Guests by Sadie Jones
  • The Children’s Book by AS Byatt
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