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The Secret Life Of The Savoy: Glamour and Intrigue at the World's Most Famous Hotel

Author: Olivia Williams.

The Secret Life Of The Savoy: Glamour and Intrigue at the World's Most Famous Hotel

Author: Olivia Williams.

$17.95 $5.98
Item #: D31910
Format: Paperback
Pages: 336
Publication Date: 2022
Publisher: Pegasus
ISBN: 9781639362080
At London's Savoy, the D'Oyly Carte family pioneered the idea of the luxury hotel and the modern theater, propelling Gilbert and Sullivan to lasting stardom, making Oscar Wilde a transatlantic celebrity, inspiring a P.G. Wodehouse series, and popularizing early jazz, electric lights, and Art Deco. While tracing the history of three generations of the D'Oyly ... More
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At London's Savoy, the D'Oyly Carte family pioneered the idea of the luxury hotel and the modern theater, propelling Gilbert and Sullivan to lasting stardom, making Oscar Wilde a transatlantic celebrity, inspiring a P.G. Wodehouse series, and popularizing early jazz, electric lights, and Art Deco. While tracing the history of three generations of the D'Oyly Carte family, Olivia Williams offers colorful anecdotes of the hotel's extraordinary cultural legacy and the extravagant way of life it has represented.


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