No Invitation Required : The Pelham Cottage Years
Pelham Cottage - with its infamous unlocked back gate - was where Annabel Goldsmith kept an open house for some of the most sophisticated and iconic people of the 1960s and 1970s.Lady Annabel Goldsmith - society hostess and eponym for an exclusive Mayfair nightclub - recounts life in her Kensington home during the 60s and 70s, where she operated an open door policy and entertained some of the most extraordinary figures of her inner circle and icons of the era.But Pelham Cottage was not just a dazzling party scene - it was also a treasured family home that provided longed-for stability and happiness, and where Lady Annabel raised her family. A time of huge personal change, Lady Annabel shares her most intimate memories of those cherished days, offering fascinating insight into her own character as well as the swirl of London's hedonistic decades.
- Paperback | 192 pages
- 130 x 192 x 18mm | 140.61g
- 01 Apr 2011
- Orion Publishing Co
- WEIDENFELD & NICOLSON
- London, United Kingdom
- 16 Illustrations, unspecified
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21 Apr 2009
This characterful memoir reads like an annotated guestbook...the best of her anecdotes are animated by an irresistibly mischevious streak * DAILY MAIL *
About Annabel Goldsmith
Lady Annabel Goldsmith is a daughter of the 8th Marquess of Londonderry and her name is indelibly associated with the London nifghtclub 'Annabel's.