It’s out! Adrian’s latest book, Noble Ambitions: The Fall and Rise of the Post-War Country House, is in the shops, published by Jonathan Cape and Basic Books.

“Deliciously vivid… preposterously entertaining… In other words, it’s heaven” Observer

“[A] brilliant new history of the country house since 1945… Tinniswood tells…[the] story superbly” Daily Telegraph

“Erudite and delightfully gossipy” Wall Street Journal

“Tinniswood’s rollicking study perfectly captures the combination of decadence, pathos and brazen cheek that kept the English country house alive when it faced disaster” Sunday Times

“Tinniswood…[is] an erudite historian of country-house life in all its anecdote-worthy vagaries” Financial Times

“A rollicking book” Literary Review

To order your copy, click here for the UK edition or here if you live in the USA.

Or you could always visit your local bookshop. They would love to see you.