Across the Pond: An American Gentleman in Victorian London by R. D. Blumenfeld

Across the Pond: An American Gentleman in Victorian London by R. D. Blumenfeld

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A unique look at the life, events and people of London through the eyes of an American gentleman who was in charge of the Daily Express at the turn of the century.

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The editor of one of the biggest newspapers of the time, the Daily Express, R. D. Blumenfeld was witness to some of the most exciting, intriguing and controversial moments of London's Victorian scene. From having tea with H. G. Wells to befriending Rudyard Kipling and interviewing Winston Churchill, Blumenfeld rubbed shoulders with some of the biggest names of the time. His diary, which covers the time from Queen Victoria's Golden Jubilee to the start of the First World War, is a treasure trove of amusing anecdotes, interesting insights and first-hand accounts of a time when everything was changing. This uniquely positioned American gentleman provides a fresh look at a well-known time in England's history.

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SKU GOR006867857
Title Across the Pond: An American Gentleman in Victorian London
Author By (author) R. D. Blumenfeld
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Paperback
Publisher Amberley Publishing
Year Published 2015
Number of Pages 192
ISBN 10 1445644266
ISBN 13 9781445644264
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.
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The editor of one of the biggest newspapers of the time, the Daily Express, R. D. Blumenfeld was witness to some of the most exciting, intriguing and controversial moments of London's Victorian scene. From having tea with H. G. Wells to befriending Rudyard Kipling and interviewing Winston Churchill, Blumenfeld rubbed shoulders with some of the biggest names of the time. His diary, which covers the time from Queen Victoria's Golden Jubilee to the start of the First World War, is a treasure trove of amusing anecdotes, interesting insights and first-hand accounts of a time when everything was changing. This uniquely positioned American gentleman provides a fresh look at a well-known time in England's history.
Additional Information

Additional Information

SKU GOR006867857
Title Across the Pond: An American Gentleman in Victorian London
Author By (author) R. D. Blumenfeld
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Paperback
Publisher Amberley Publishing
Year Published 2015
Number of Pages 192
ISBN 10 1445644266
ISBN 13 9781445644264
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.
Ex Library No