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The Riviera set

Mary S. Lovell

The Riviera set

glitz, glamour, and the hidden world of high society

by Mary S. Lovell

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  • 40 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Rich people,
  • Chateau de l"Horizon,
  • History

  • About the Edition

    The story of the group of people who lived, partied, bed-hopped and politicked at the Chateau de l"Horizon near Cannes, covering a span of forty years, from the time when Coco Chanel made southern French tans fashionable in the twenties to the death of the playboy Prince Aly Khan in 1960.

    Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (pages 395-408) and index.

    StatementMary S. Lovell
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDC608.9 .L68 2017
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 434 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
    Number of Pages434
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26928440M
    ISBN 101681775158
    ISBN 109781681775159
    OCLC/WorldCa975954047

    The Riviera Set reveals the story of the group of people who lived, partied, bed-hopped and politicked at the Château de l'Horizon near Cannes, over the course of forty years from the time when Coco Chanel made southern French tans fashionable in the twenties to . The Riviera Set: Glitz, Glamour, and the Hidden World of High Society Mary S. Lovell. Pegasus, $ (p) ISBN The first quarter of the book serves as a prechâteau.

    Mayle, whose nonfiction books are recommended earlier, also writes fiction set in Provence, including this book and A Good Year. Joy of Man's Desiring (Jean Giono, ). Giano captures the charm of rural France. (The author also wrote the Johnny Appleseed eco-fable set in Provence, The Man Who Planted Trees.) Films. The Chorus (). Filled.   The author of the bestselling The Sisters: The Saga of the Mitford Family brings her trademark brio and relish to the charming and fascinating world of the Château de l'Horizon on the French Riviera. The Riviera Set reveals the story of the group of people who lived, partied, bed-hopped and politicked at the Château de l'Horizon near Cannes, over the course of forty years from the time when.

      The Riviera Set is the story of the group of people who lived, partied, bed-hopped and politicked at the Château de l'Horizon near Cannes, over the course of forty years from the time when Coco Chanel made southern French tans fashionable in the twenties to the death of the playboy Prince Aly Khan in Author: Mary S. Lovell. The Riviera Set (Hardback) Book Review The ebook is great and fantastic. We have read and i also am sure that i am going to likely to go through once again again down the road. Once you begin to read the book, it is extremely difficult to leave it before concluding. (Erica Turcotte) THE RIVIERA SET (HARDBACK) - To get The Riviera Set (Hardback.


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The Riviera Set: Glitz, Glamour, and the Hidden World of High Society is an engaging, well-researched Trans-Atlantic social history of cafe society, royalty, statesmen, and celebrities from the beginning of the 20th century through the late s.

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THE RIVIERA SET Glitz, Glamour, and the Hidden World of High Society By Mary S. Lovell Illustrated. Pegasus Books.

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The Riviera Set reveals the story of the group of people who lived, partied, bed-hopped and politicked at the Château de l'Horizon near Cannes, over the course of forty years from the time when Coco Chanel made southern French tans fashionable in the twenties to the death of the playboy Prince Aly Khan in Brand: Pegasus Books.

The Riviera Set reveals the story of the group of people who lived, partied, bed-hopped and politicked at the Château de l'Horizon near Cannes, over the course of forty years from the time when Coco Chanel made southern French tans fashionable in the twenties to the death of the playboy Prince Aly Khan in /4(5).

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Lovell (The Churchills: In Love and War,etc.) turns her attention to the French Riviera between the wars and into the the author’s tale of the Mitford family, this is a gossipy book with courtesans and famous politicians hopping from château to château and bed to : Mary S.

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Riviera is a television drama created by Neil Jordan and co-written by Jordan and John premiered on Sky Atlantic on 15 June The series stars Anthony LaPaglia, Julia Stiles, Lena Olin, Adrian Lester, Iwan Rheon, Dimitri Leonidas and Roxane Duran.

The first series of Riviera was released on 15 June on Sky Box Sets and NOW TV, and was Sky’s most successful original Original network: Sky Atlantic. The newest book by Mary S. Lovell, The Riviera Set, chronicles the rise and fall of a fabled jetset party chateau.

Château L'Horizon's jetset past was all but forgotten until tion: Senior Editor. The Riviera Set Glitz, Glamour, and the Hidden World of High Society (Book): Lovell, Mary S.: The story of the group of people who lived, partied, bed-hopped and politicked at the Chateau de l'Horizon near Cannes, covering a span of forty years, from the time when Coco Chanel made southern French tans fashionable in the twenties to the death of the playboy Prince Aly Khan in   The author, Mary S.

Lovell is a expert in this time period and previously wrote the success book The Mitford Girls. Other books to look out for if you’re interested in the roaring twenties are (I haven’t personally read these myself yet but The Riviera Set has sparked my interest in this time period).

'I loved every word' - Sarra Manning, Red '[A] blissful book - it's like basking in the warm Med' - Rachel Johnson, Mail on Sunday The Riviera Set is the story of the group of people who lived, partied, bed-hopped and politicked at the Chateau de l'Horizon near Cannes, over the course of forty years from the time when Coco Chanel made southern French tans fashionable in the twenties to the /5(1K).

Even in the hands of the legendary biographer Mary Lovell, I wondered if the denizens of The Riviera Set would sustain our interest five decades on, for the book ends in — and ostentatious wealth is now on a nasty bender.

However, being gauche and being louche are two different things, and just about everyone at the Chateau de L'Horizon knew how to be outrageously amusing, utter a.

'I loved every word' Sarra Manning, Red '[A] blissful book - it's like basking in the warm Med' Rachel Johnson, Mail on Sunday The Riviera Set is the story of the group of people who lived, partied, bed-hopped and politicked at the Château de l'Horizon near Cannes, over the course of forty years from the time when Coco Chanel made southern French tans fashionable in the twenties to the death /5().

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Morgan, Prince Aly Khan, H.H. Aga Khan, Rita Hayworth, Gene. 61 Of The Best French Riviera Books you Have to Read Tender is the Night by F Scott Fitzgerald.

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