Julian Fellowes's Belgravia Episode 1: Dancing into Battle

Julian Fellowes's Belgravia Episode 1: Dancing into Battle

by Julian Fellowes

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On the eve of the Battle of Waterloo, two families meet at the Duchess of Richmond's Ball. From this moment on, their stories will be linked by a secret.

Julian Fellowes's Belgravia is a story in 11 episodes published week by week in the tradition of Charles Dickens.

Belgravia is the story of a secret. A secret that unravels behind the porticoed doors of London's grandest postcode. The story behind the secret will be revealed in weekly bite-sized instalments complete with twists and turns and cliff-hanger endings.

Set in the 1840s when the upper echelons of society began to rub shoulders with the emerging industrial nouveau riche, Belgravia is peopled by a rich cast of characters. But the story begins on the eve of the Battle of Waterloo in 1815. At the Duchess of Richmond's now legendary ball, one family's life will change forever...

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781455541171
Publisher: Grand Central Publishing
Publication date: 04/14/2016
Series: Julian Fellowes's Belgravia , #1
Sold by: Hachette Digital, Inc.
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 100,373
File size: 1 MB

About the Author

Educated at Ampleforth and Magdalene College, Cambridge, Julian Fellowes is a multi-award-winning actor, writer, director and producer. As creator, sole writer, and executive producer of the hit television series DOWNTON ABBEY, Fellowes has won three Emmy awards.

Fellowes received the Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay for GOSFORD PARK (2002). His work was also honored by the Writer's Guild of America, The New York Film Critics' Circle and the National Society of Film Critics for Best Screenplay. Other writing credits for film include PICCADILLY JIM (2004), VANITY FAIR (2004), YOUNG VICTORIA (2009), THE TOURIST (2010), ROMEO & JULIET (2013), and the upcoming three-part drama DOCTOR THORNE for ITV. Fellowes also directed the award-winning films SEPARATE LIES and FROM TIME TO TIME. Fellowes wrote the books for the Tony-nominated stage production of MARY POPPINS and SCHOOL OF ROCK - THE MUSICAL which opened on Broadway in December 2015, and is written and produced by Andrew Lloyd Webber.

Fellowes has authored two novels: the international bestsellers SNOBS (2005) and PAST IMPERFECT (2008/2009).

Julian Fellowes became a life peer in 2010. He lives in Dorset and London with his wife, Emma.

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Julian Fellowes's Belgravia Episode 1: Dancing into Battle 3.8 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Also you can't use the 'find' feeature to look up something in a previous chapter without going to a lot of bother. Should have been published as a single volume.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Having read the first nine episodes thus far, I'm eager to read the last two. The episodic presentation is very clever and enticing and, in my opinion, lends itself very nicely to conversion to an interesting TV series. In all, a delightful read.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Weely installments has me hooked to find out the mystery.
DianaH-Maine More than 1 year ago
I have finished episodes 1, 2 and 3 of Julian Fellowes’ BELGRAVIA series. Episode 1 — Dancing into battle Episode 2 — A chance encounter Episode 3 — Family Ties It is a novel (excuse the pun) idea to construct the book as a serialization with new episodes appearing weekly. There are 11 episodes or chapters in all. I have enjoyed the series so far - it is a quiet, detailed story revolving around a secret. The story is set in 1840s England against a backdrop of British high society and manners. The characters, the settings, the decor, the clothing, the everyday mannerisms, the conversations, the meals, the architecture, class structure - all come alive. It is what Julian Fellowes does best - setting the tone/the atmosphere of the period. The story is almost secondary to the sense of being involved in the setting. I liked reading about the Duchess of Richmond’s ball held on the eve of the Battle of Waterloo in 1815 - in Episode 1. It is here that the secret has its beginnings. I would definitely recommend this serialization.