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Hannah Rothschild – The Demise of the Aristocracy

Hannah Rothschild in conversation with Hannah MacInnes

57 mins watch time

Posted May 2021

History, Art and Culture

A ‘witty, stylish storyteller’ (Sunday Times), Hannah Rothschild was born and raised in the aristocracy – and isn’t afraid to make fun of it. With the wit of Nancy Mitford and the social intelligence of Jonathan Coe or John Lanchester, she documents the decline and fall of this endlessly fascinating and anachronistic social elite, and their attempts to maintain a standard of living better suited to a bygone era.