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Black Diamonds: The Rise and Fall of an English Dynasty by [Bailey, Catherine]
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'Magnificent . . . peels back the grand façade of Wentworth to
reveal a family riven with fueds, mental illness and forbidden love'
-- Tatler

`A compelling new history . . . fascinating insights into the
dynasty that once ruled this Yorkshire roost' -- Daily Mail

`A finely researched piece of social history' -- Sunday Times

`An aristocratic tale of epic proportions, this gripping novel
cleverly interweaves interviews, letters and historical fact . . .
Fascinating' -- Easy Living

`One heck of a good read . . . brilliant, gripping . . . 'Black
Diamonds' will keep you bolt upright all night' -- Daily Telegraph

About the Author

Catherine Bailey read History at Oxford University. She is a successful, award-winning television producer and director, making a range of critically acclaimed documentary films inspired by her interest in twentieth-century history. This is her first book. She lives in West London.

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  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 9146 KB
  • Print Length: 544 pages
  • Publisher: Penguin (6 Mar. 2008)
  • Sold by: Amazon Media EU S.à r.l.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B002RI92A2
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Word Wise: Enabled
  • Screen Reader: Supported
  • Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
  • Average Customer Review: 4.7 out of 5 stars 503 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #10,185 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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