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So you love Downton Abbey…

….then you may enjoy something from the following list of fiction titles, all similar to Downton Abbey. With wealthy aristocrats, servants for every task, intrigue, corruption, romance, political and historical plot influences, all set in very grand and not-so-grand stately homes. There is bound to be a novel or two here that will help you fill the time between each episode, and new series of Downton Abbey.

BYATT, A. S. The Children’s book
COLGATE, Isabel The shooting party
FARRELL, J. G. Troubles
FOLLETT, Ken Fall of giants
FORD, Maddox Ford Parade’s end
FORESTER, E. M. Howard’s end
GALSWORTHY, John The Forsyte saga
GOODWIN, Daisy The American Heiress
GREEN, Henry Loving
HARRIS, Jane The observations
HARTLEY, L. P. The go-between
HOWARD, Elizabeth Jane The Gazalet chronicles
ISHIGURO, Kazuo The remains of the day
MARSH, Jean Fiennders keepers
MORTON, Kate The house at Riverton
SOLOMONS, Natasha Novel in the viola
VON ARNIM, Elizabeth Elizabeth and her German garden
WATERFIELD, Giles Markham Thorpe
WAUGH, Evelyn Brideshead revisited
WHARTON, Edith The Buccaneers

1. joanne - February 23, 2012

Thanks for this list, a great help.


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