By Bella Pollen
Hunting Unicorns is a classy, screamingly humorous, razor-sharp examine the British aristocracy in decline, from Bella Pollen.
Adrift in a swiftly altering international, the Bevans dangle to culture whereas wrestling with taxes, tree blight, and the necessity to retain the relatives skeleton firmly within the cupboard.
The Earl and Countess of Bevan--charming, mad, and emotionally abbreviated. Daniel, their eldest son--funny, shrewdpermanent, yet a hopeless alcoholic. Rory, his more youthful brother--sometimes moody, usually move, yet quite often furious.
Enter Maggie, an opinionated and sometimes ferocious American journalist for CBS's hard-hitting present affairs express Newsline. a long way happier sending again dispatches from the trenches of war-torn at any place, Maggie is none too happy at being pressured to analyze a documentary at the decline and fall of England's higher sessions.
When those worlds collide, not anyone is ready for the fallout.
The tale of 2 brothers with inextricable attachments and one lady without any, Hunting Unicorns is an not likely romantic comedy that explores loyalty and loss and, finally, having the braveness to danger every little thing within the pursuit of what quite counts.
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