Julian Barnes playfully combines...
From the creator of the Emmy Award-winning Downton Abbey...
"Damian Baxter was a friend of mine at Cambridge. We met around the time when I was doing the Season at the end of the Sixties. I introduced him to some of the girls. They took him up, and we ran about together in London for a while...."
Nearly forty years later, the narrator hates Damian Baxter and would gladly forget their disastrous last encounter. But if
Julian Fellowes, creator of the Emmy-Award winning TV series Downton Abbey, established himself as an irresistible storyteller and a deliciously witty chronicler of modern manners in his first novel, Snobs, a wickedly astute portrait of the intersecting worlds of aristocrats and actors.
"The English, of all classes as it happens, are addicted to exclusivity. Leave three Englishmen in a room and they will invent a