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The Viceroy's Daughters: The Lives of the Curzon Sisters

The Viceroy's Daughters: The Lives of the Curzon Sisters

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By (author) Anne De Courcy

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  • Publisher: HARPER PERENNIAL
  • Format: Paperback | 464 pages
  • Dimensions: 135mm x 209mm x 30mm | 386g
  • Publication date: 15 April 2003
  • ISBN 10: 006093557X
  • ISBN 13: 9780060935573
  • Edition statement: Reprint

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Based on unpublished letters and diaries, The Viceroy's Daughters is a riveting portrait of three spirited and wilful women who were born at the height of British upper-class wealth and privilege. The oldest, Irene, never married but pursued her passion for foxes, alcohol, and married men. The middle, Cimmie, was a Labour Party activist turned Fascist. And Baba, the youngest and most beautiful, possessed an appetite for adultery that was as dangerous as it was outrageous. As the sisters dance, dine, and romance their way through England's most hallowed halls, we get an intimate look at a country clinging to its history in the midst of war and rapid change. We obtain fresh perspectives on such personalities as the Duke and Duchess of Windsor, Oswald Mosley, Nancy Astor and the Cliveden Set, and Lord Halifax. And we discover a world of women, impeccably bred and unabashedly wilful, whose passion and spirit were endlessly fascinating.

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