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An English Room By Derry Moore

An English Room by Derry Moore

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Summary

This collection of exquisite photographs and illuminating writings invites readers into the favourite rooms of some of England's most revered characters.

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An English Room by Derry Moore

It is enshrined in English law that your home is your castle. Whether it is indeed a castle, a humble studio or a tree house, the principle remains that, in England, one's personal space is sacred. In An English Room, some of England's most prominent figures share their precious retreats and reveal their thoughts about Englishness, English rooms and the treasured objects within them. Benedict Cumberbatch divulges where he likes to read scripts; Stephen Fry invites you into his dressing room at the Apollo Theatre, London; P. D. James discusses the inspiration for her novel The Black Tower; and fashion designer Paul Smith contemplates the joys of his book-and-knick-knack-crammed office. The impeccably dressed Gilbert & George take you on a tour of their beautiful Queen Anne house, while Alan Bennett waxes nostalgic about his rumpled existence in Primrose Hill. Derry Moore's discerning eye captures the essence of the English room at home or abroad, whether it be a country cottage, large estate, exquisite chapel or an artist's studio. All those with a passion for English culture, society, design and fashion will take pleasure in this unique view into the private lives of some of England's national treasures. This book not only showcases the splendid and internationally recognised art of English interior design but also contains some of the finest examples of English portraiture today.

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"A look into the treasured world of England's most revered celebrities, this collection of photographs is a glimpse into the rooms that inspire and calm England's leading men and women."

--Gentleman's Gazette

About Derry Moore

DERRY MOORE is an acclaimed photographer whose work has appeared in Town & Country, Vogue, Architectural Digest, Men's Vogue, Nest, and Country Life, and is part of the collections of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York and the National Portrait Gallery in London. He has published numerous books of photography.

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GOR011389458
9783791347295
3791347292
An English Room by Derry Moore
Used - Like New
Hardback
Prestel
2013-09-17
144
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
The book has been read, but looks new. The book cover has no visible wear, and the dust jacket is included if applicable. No missing or damaged pages, no tears, possible very minimal creasing, no underlining or highlighting of text, and no writing in the margins

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