Debrett's Wedding Handbook

Author: Lucy Hume

Publisher: Debrett's Ltd

ISBN: 1999767047

Category: Reference

Page: 256

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Debrett's revised and updated Wedding Handbook is the definitive guide to planning your wedding day. It provides practical and expert advice on all aspects of the planning process, from announcing the engagement, to drawing up a guest list, budgeting, recruiting a wedding team, finding a venue and choosing food, drink and entertainment. The Wedding Handbook is an essential tool to smooth the planning and organisation stages and ensure you and your spouse-to-be are fully versed in what to expect from the day itself. It also includes a checklist of tasks and a timetable of events for the day to ensure that nothing is forgotten in the run-up to your wedding day. The revised edition features advice and information on the traditional British wedding, while also advocating ways in which such traditions can be adapted to honour your vision and incorporate elements personal to you.

A Lowcountry Wedding

Author: Mary Alice Monroe

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1501125451

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 512

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Wedding season has arrived in New York Times bestselling author Mary Alice Monroe’s fourth novel in the “distinct, complex, and endearing” (Charleston Magazine) Lowcountry Summer series, set against the romantic, charming Carolina lowcountry. Nothing could be more enchanting than a summer wedding—or two!—in storied Sullivan’s Island. A centuries-old plantation, an avenue of ancient oaks dripping moss, a sand dune at sunset… it’s all picture perfect, and half-sisters Dora, Carson, and Harper, and their grandmother Marietta “Mamaw” Muir couldn’t be more excited. Wedding dresses are picked, venues booked, and delectable cakes tasted. What could possibly go wrong? The answer, the Muir clan is soon to find out, is everything. Carson loves Blake, but struggles with giving up her independence. Harper questions if a prenuptial agreement will help or hurt the future of her marriage, and a newly unfettered Dora is uncertain whether she really wants to walk down the aisle again. Just when it seems things couldn’t get more complicated for the Muir sisters, a stranger arrives bearing a long-held family secret that has the potential to upset even the most carefully laid-out wedding plans. With the weddings mere weeks away, the invitations sent out, and the family in tumult, Mamaw and her Summer Girls discover the enduring and powerful bonds of family, and realize that, no matter how different each bride might be, she can still have her perfect wedding.

Wiedersehen mit Brideshead

Die heiligen und profanen Erinnerungen des Captain Charles Ryder

Author: Evelyn Waugh

Publisher: Diogenes Verlag AG

ISBN: 3257603436

Category: Fiction

Page: 464

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›Wiedersehen mit Brideshead‹ ist das englische Gegenstück zum amerikanischen ›Großen Gatsby‹: das Porträt der Schönen und Reichen in den Jahren zwischen den Weltkriegen, die Chronik einer Vertreibung aus dem Paradies bei Anbruch der modernen Zeit – und die Geschichte einer unmöglichen Liebe.

Debrett's Handbook

Author: Elizabeth Wyse

Publisher: Debrett's

ISBN: 0992934869

Category: Reference

Page: 805

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A quintessentially British reference tool, and an entertaining guide to modern manners, Debrett’s Handbook contains informed insights on a range of formal occasions, hosting and entertaining, dress codes, written forms of address, social correspondence and correct form. This fantastically thorough compendium of advice is now available in ebook form, making it easier to use than ever before. With informed insights on a range of occasions including weddings and formal events, the Handbook is a trustworthy companion to social life and rites of passage. It also addresses many modern dilemmas such as social graces, mobile manners and dining etiquette, and offers advice on civilised hosting and entertaining.

Debrett's New Guide to Etiquette and Modern Manners

The Indispensable Handbook

Author: John Morgan

Publisher: Macmillan

ISBN: 9781429978286

Category: Reference

Page: 384

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There is no better time than now for a definitive guide to contemporary civilized living. As traditional codes of behavior have given way to an increasingly informal society, many people are disconcerted by the current lack of guidelines. The established rules are as important as ever, but need adaptation for the complications and developments of the twenty-first century. The Debrett's New Guide to Etiquette and Modern Manners cuts through the confusion to combine the very best of traditional standards of conduct with acceptable modern innovations. Packed with no-nonsense step-by-step advice, it covers everything from basic table manners to how to equip yourself at the grandest royal and diplomatic gatherings. Written with clarity and wit, this book celebrates the charm, beauty, and fascination of classic good manners, and their enduring role in a civilized society.

Das Buch der Snobs

Author: William Makepeace Thackeray

Publisher: BoD – Books on Demand

ISBN: 3843050589

Category: Fiction

Page: 188

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William Makepeace Thackeray: Das Buch der Snobs The Book of Snobs. Erstdruck: 1848. Hier in der Übersetzung von Heinrich Conrad, München und Leipzig, Georg Müller Verlag, 1910. Vollständige Neuausgabe. Herausgegeben von Karl-Maria Guth. Berlin 2016. Umschlaggestaltung von Thomas Schultz-Overhage unter Verwendung des Bildes: Hugo Simberg, Mann mit rotem Schnurrbart, 1903. Gesetzt aus der Minion Pro, 11 pt.

Anne Elliot

Roman. Nachw. v. Max Wildi

Author: Jane Austen

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783717510246

Category:

Page: 458

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The Accidental Wedding

Author: Anne Gracie

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9781101444009

Category: Fiction

Page: 336

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When Nash Renfrew wakes in the bed of lovely Maddy Woodford, he thinks he's dreaming. Then he learns of his accident and the loss of his memory. But when it returns, Nash has no desire to leave Maddy's side and continues pretending he has amnesia. With each passing day, Nash's attraction to Maddy grows. But he's a diplomat and she's just a country girl. How can he even entertain thoughts of seducing her?

Debrett's Illustrated Fashion Guide

The Princess of Wales

Author: Jayne Fincher,Terry Fincher

Publisher: Viking Books

ISBN: 9780863502354

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 168

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Photographs of Princess Diana show highlights of her wardrobe from formal evening gowns and dresses to informal and sports wear

Eine Klasse für sich

Roman

Author: Julian Fellowes

Publisher: C. Bertelsmann Verlag

ISBN: 3641067979

Category: Fiction

Page: 480

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Der Roman über die wirklich feinen Leute in London – very, very British Julian Fellowes ist nicht nur Oscar-gekrönter Drehbuchautor, sondern auch ein Meister der englischen Gesellschaftskomödie, wie er mit seinem neuen Roman erneut unter Beweis stellt. Damian Baxter ist steinreich und weiß, dass er bald sterben wird. Er hat nie geheiratet und lebt alleine mit Chauffeur, Butler, Koch, Hausmädchen und allem was dazu gehört. Was ihn aber seit langem umtreibt ist ein anonymer Brief, den er vor zwanzig Jahren erhalten hat. Könnte es tatsächlich sein, dass er damals einen Sohn gezeugt hat? Der einzige, der ihm helfen kann, dies herauszufinden, ist der Mann, mit dem er seit Jahrzehnten tödlich verfeindet ist. Julian Fellowes nimmt die Leser mit in die untergehende Welt des englischen Adels. Und er tut es mit enormer Eleganz und feinstem englischen Humor.

Die Regeln des Lebens

Author: Richard Templar

Publisher: books4success

ISBN: 3941493302

Category: Self-Help

Page: 250

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Erfolgreiches Berufsleben, glückliche Beziehung und Zeit für Interessen und Freizeit. Was wissen die Menschen, die das vereinen? Die Antwort ist einfach: Sie kennen die Regeln. Die Regeln des Lebens. Der Bestseller aus der Feder von Richard Templar listet diese Regeln auf. Sie sind einfach, klar und logisch. Man kann sie im täglichen Leben problemlos umsetzen. Und sie machen einen Schritt für Schritt immer mehr zu dem Menschen, der man schon immer gerne sein wollte. Weltweit wurden von Templars "Rules"-Serie bereits mehr als 2.000.000 Exemplare verkauft. Jetzt erscheint nach "Die Regeln des Reichtums" auch der zweite Band endlich auch auf Deutsch! "Die Regeln des Lebens" entschärfen für Sie das Minenfeld aus Zeitnot, Überarbeitung und Beziehungsfrust. Wenn Sie diese Spielregeln beherrschen, können Sie Ihrem Alltag entspannt ins Auge blicken

Manners, Models, and Morals

Gender, Status, and Codes of Conduct Among the Middle Classes of Late Medieval England

Author: Anna Dronzek

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Conduct of life in literature

Page: 654

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The Royal Wedding For Dummies, Enhanced Edition

Author: Julian Knight

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781119973041

Category: Reference

Page: 216

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The fun, slightly irreverent guide to enjoying, understanding, and joining the festivities. Content includes: A brief biography of the happy couple - of course Royal wedding fact sheets featuring in-depth explanations of the customs, rules of etiquette, and history on display during the events An inside look at Westminster Abbey - the building, the history, and the weddings A lively account of royal weddings of the past - with a score card ranking the ultimate results - including a look at other royal/commoner romances "Where did they go?" Royal honeymoons of the past A "Know Your Heads of State and Hangers-On" section perfect for figuring out who's at the events A guide to planning and holding a street party that will bring back memories from the past A recipe section with great takes on traditional British fare perfect for a party Royal trivia sure to tax the talents of young and old alike An "If you're going" guide featuring The best places to get a glimpse of the revelry in person Great places to grab a pint or glass of wine and soak in the atmosphere Tips on getting around London easily and safely on the big day