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    DescriptionDaisy Warwick was an heiress in her own right and a renowned beauty when she married Lord Brooke, heir to the Earl of Warwick, in 1880 at the age of 18. But she soon embarked on a passionate affair with Lord Charles Beresford who subsequently brought her close to the Prince of Wales, with whom she had a very public liaison for eight years, and remained a lifelong friend.At the height of her wealth and fame, she suddenly converted to socialism and later even stood against Anthony Eden at the General Election of 1924.Sushilla Anand's colourful biography does full justice to the magnetic personality and glamorous life of Daisy Warwick.


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    Title
    Daisy
    Subtitle
    The Life and Loves of the Countess of Warwick
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Sushila Anand
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 320
    Width: 124 mm
    Height: 196 mm
    Thickness: 22 mm
    Weight: 281 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780749909772
    ISBN 10: 0749909773
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25580
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: BIO
    BIC subject category V2: BGH
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T4.2
    BIC time period qualifier V2: 3JJ
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: ET030
    Ingram Theme: CULT/BRITIS
    BIC time period qualifier V2: 3JH
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1DBK
    Libri: I-HP
    Ingram Subject Code: HP
    BISAC V2.8: HIS015000
    B&T General Subject: 431
    Abridged Dewey: 941
    DC22: 941.081092, 941
    LC classification: DA
    BISAC V2.8: BIO014000
    BIC subject category V2: 3JJ, 3JH, 1DBK
    Thema V1.0: DNBH
    Thema time period qualifier V1.0: 3MP, 3MN
    Thema geographical qualifier V1.0: 1DDU
    Illustrations note
    Section: 16, b/w pix
    Publisher
    Little, Brown Book Group
    Imprint name
    PIATKUS BOOKS
    Publication date
    04 June 2009
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    Sushila Anand was the author of two previous well-reviewed biographies: Queen Victoria's Maharajah (1842122320) and Indian Sahib (071562718X). She also worked making radio features for the BBC.
    Review quote
    DAISY slips down as cleanly as a strawberry milkshake ... Sushila Anand has paced the life perfectly DAILY EXPRESS A lively study of a woman whose life straddled the tremendous changes seen during the reigns of three monarchs DAILY MAIL This new biography draws on unpublished correspondance and paints a vivid portrait of this tempestuous and magnetic woman GOOD BOOK GUIDE This biography draws on much of Daisy's personal correspondence and family papers to reveal her amazing life DAILY EXPRESS