Used copy, great condition
This collection of exquisite photographs and illuminating writings invites readers into the favorite rooms of some of Englandâ€™s most revered celebrities. Everyone has a treasured place to read, study, work, and dreamâ€”but thereâ€™s something special about an English room.
In this handsome volume filled with perceptive photographs, some of Englandâ€™s most renowned figures share their favorite spaces and their personal musings about Englishness and English rooms. Benedict Cumberbatch reveals his favorite place to read a script; Jeanette Winterson describes why she adores the Shakespeare and Company bookstore in Paris; P. D. James discusses the inspiration for her novel The Black Tower; and fashion designer Paul Smith contemplates the joys of his book-lined study. Gilbert & George invite you into their Queen Anne house, while Alan Bennett explains his rumpled existence in Primrose Hill. Derry Mooreâ€™s discerning eye captures the essence of the English room, whether in a country cottage, large estate, ancient chapel, or artist studio at home or abroad. All those with a passion for English culture, society, design, and fashion will take pleasure in this unique view into the private lives of some of Englandâ€™s most public figures.
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