Believe it or not, no matter how hard top billionaires like Carlos Slim, Warren Buffett and Bill Gates work, and no matter how much money they rake in, they will never be considered as equals by the old rich families that have been wealthy for centuries.
In Pride and Prejudice Jane Austen brought together one of the most beloved literary couples of all time—Elizabeth Bennet and Fitzwilliam Darcy. Now, in Mr. Darcy Presents His Bride by Helen Halstead the story of these passion-filled newlyweds continues as they enter London’s glamorous high society.
High Society in the Regency Period by Venetia Murray. Draws on original material from the Royal Archives as well as diaries and letters to cover the whole spectrum of society. Interesting chapters on the cost of living, manners and the pursuit of pleasure.