By Susannah Constantine
A modern-day Nancy Mitford, Susannah Constantine presents a unprecedented glimpse into the key lives of the scandalous top classes.
Christmas morning, 1969.
All eleven-year-old Esme Munroe desires for Christmas is for her mom to be on considered one of her ‘good’ days – and, secretly, for a velvet driving hat. So whilst she unearths an collection of rainy towels and soiled plates in her stocking, she’s simply relieved Father Christmas remembered to prevent on the resort this year.
But later that day Esme’s mom disappears within the heavy snow. much more mysteriously, simply the Earl of Culcairn turns out to grasp the place she may have long gone. Torn among keeping her mom and uncovering the secrets and techniques tumbling out of Culcairn Castle’s ornate closets, Esme realises that existence is not really an analogous back after the snow…
Perfect for fanatics of Downton Abbey and The Crown
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