Anthony, fifth Earl of Droitwich, is engaged to Violet, a millionaires daughter which was a result of their families planning rather than natures course.
Their plan to maintain the family coffers is undermined by the arrival of his Nanny whom under the influence of too much medicinal Brandy allows certain skeletons out of the family tomb.
On top of this Anthony has fallen for manicurist Polly Brown whom the family don't consider to be countess material.
Tony departs for London with the resourceful Polly Brown, leaving the ancestral home in the hands of the Socialist barber Syd Price...
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 224 pages
- Publisher: Everyman
- Publication Date: 31/05/2013
- Category: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
- ISBN: 9781841591872