A novelist's life ricochets from 1920s Paris to '50s New York and '80s London. Along the way he meets Ernest Hemingway, Ian Fleming and the Duke and Duchess of Windsor - the exiled British king and his mistress Wallis Simpson.
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 Logan Mountstuart (Child) 4 episodes, 2010
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 Ben Leeping (Older) 4 episodes, 2010
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 Peter Scabius (Older) 4 episodes, 2010
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 Mr. Mountstuart 3 episodes, 2010
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 Mrs. Mountstuart 3 episodes, 2010
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 Gloria Scabius 2 episodes, 2010
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 Tess Scabius 2 episodes, 2010
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 Lionel Mounstuart 2 episodes, 2010
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 The Earl 2 episodes, 2010
Yolanda Vazquez ...
 Encarnacion 2 episodes, 2010
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 Peter Scabius (Young) 2 episodes, 2010
James Musgrave ...
 Ben Leeping (Young) / ... 2 episodes, 2010
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 Subadar Singh 2 episodes, 2010
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 Stella (Age 6) 2 episodes, 2010
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 Dr. Byrne 2 episodes, 2010
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A novelist's life ricochets from 1920s Paris to '50s New York and '80s London. Along the way he meets Ernest Hemingway, Ian Fleming and the Duke and Duchess of Windsor - the exiled British king and his mistress Wallis Simpson.

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Any Human Heart - Eines Menschen Herz  »

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The music used in Channel 4's promotional trailers is "Einaudi: Nightbook" from the album 'Nightbook' by Ludovico Einaudi. See more »

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A Don't Miss for the Cosmopolite
18 November 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

As someone who bounced around in the film and TV industry, I was enthralled with the spot on accuracy of this series. It captured that unique culture of celebrity and those who prosper on the periphery of fame and fortune. When Gloria put a fork in Mountstuart's hand, I knew I had seen a true cinematic moment of genius. Kim Cattrall is immortalized in this scene in Episode 3, as the most desirable of women who torment the sophisticated man. Important social record, great enjoyment and fun.

If you aren't Logan, you certainly recognize him in the milieu of the era that his character was created in the novel that inspired the series. Just surviving WWII was quite a feat for an Englishman. Surviving the heart-breaking loss of wife and child made all that followed in Logan's career story so true to those of us who were not far away at the time.


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