From the moment we first entered Downton Abbey in 1912, Julian Fellowes has drawn us into the evocative and intriguing world of the aristocratic Crawley family and their servants with all its' romance, drama and tradition.
Now, in 1925, as Downton Abbey prepares to close its doors for the final time, with Downton Abbey: A Celebration, Jessica Fellowes guides us through the house and the estate showing us the evolution of both rituals and relationships in the emerging modern age.
Traveling from Great Hall to servants' hall, from bedroom to boot room, we revisit iconic scenes from the show, including the disconcerting arrival of Matthew and Isobel Crawley, the scandalous death of Kemal Pamuk, Cora's tragic miscarriage, Lady Sybil's shocking new trousers, Edith's affair with Mr. Gregson, Mary's new haircut, of course, Thomas and O'Brien's scheming, Anna and Bates's troubles with the law, a parade of suitors for Mary, and all the engagements, weddings, scandals, heartbreak, and happiness.
The definitive companion book to the complete PBS Masterpiece series, with a forward by Downton Abbey creator/writer, Julian Fellowes, Downton Abbey: A Celebration will feature in-depth interviews with the cast and crew who know the show's secrets, as well as a fascinating look at the changing styles and fashions of Downton and a complete episode guide to all six seasons up to the 2015 U.K. Christmas special.
With hundreds of stunning, full-color location shots and stills by award-winning still photographer Nick Briggs, including exclusive behind-the-scenes photography from the final season, this glorious celebration is the ultimate gift for Downton Abbey fans the world over.
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