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FIONA CARNARVON: I HAD TO WRITE LADY ALMINA WITHIN 2 ½ MONTHS

Lady Fiona Carnarvon is the wife of George Herbert, 8th Earl of Carnarvon. She is a former auditor for Coopers & Lybrand and currently manages affairs at Highclere Castle, home of the worldwide television drama Downton Abbey. Lady Carnarvon’s books about Lady Almina (av. 4.4 stars from almost 1000 Amazon reviews) and Lady Catherine were received very well by the readers. We’ve got a chance to speak with our next guest about her writing and many other interesting things.

Lady Fiona

Lady Fiona



Lady Almina and the Real Downtown Abbey became a big hit. Did you expect such a positive feedback when you start writing?

– I thought Almina was an extraordinary woman, but I have been very lucky in terms of the reception the book has had. I simply wanted to tell a story and thought I had some good characters, who would make people laugh and cry.
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