Blenheim: 2biography of a Palace

Marian Fowler, Author Penguin Books $14.95 (272p) ISBN 978-0-14-010617-6
Construction began in 1702 on this Oxfordshire mansion, a gift from Queen Anne to a victor at the Battle of Blenheim and the birthplace of Sir Winston Churchill. Fowler comprehensively details the often scandalous behavior of the spectacular landmark's occupants as well as its physical features and crippling maintenance costs. ``Each chapter in the portrait is engrossing,'' said PW. Illustrated. (Sept.)
Reviewed on: 09/02/1991
Release date: 09/01/1991
Paperback - 272 pages - 978-0-670-82027-6
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