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Title: Ancient as the Hills Binding: Paperback Author: James Lees-Milne Publisher: MICHAEL RUSSELL PUBLISHING LTD
Paperback, 228 pages
Published October 26th 2000 by Trafalgar Square Publishing (first published 1997)
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Jamesey inveighing as usual against the modern world, almost all the lower classes and not a few of the upper ones, but when he's in a sunnier mood his old sweet self. Good on gossip because he doesn't care if the subjects of his mordancy survive to read his diary entries once published. Always good on houses - well, for gosh sake, you'd expect that, given his cv. Very very good on fleeting views of landscapes, 'fleeting' because glimpsed in fading or otherwise swift-changing light, weather ...more
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James Lees-Milne (1908-1997) was an English writer and expert on country houses.

Biography
He was a noted biographer and historian, and is also considered one of the twentieth century's great diarists. He came from a family of landed gentry and grew up in Worcestershire. He attended Lockers Park Prep School, Eton and Oxford University. In 1936 he was appointed secretary of the Country House Committe
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