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Ettie: The Intimate Life And Dauntless Spirit Of Lady Desborough Hardcover – 28 Aug 2008

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  • Hardcover: 450 pages
  • Publisher: Weidenfeld and Nicolson; 1st edition (28 Aug. 2008)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0297851748
  • ISBN-13: 978-0297851745
  • Product Dimensions: 15.2 x 4.1 x 24.1 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 3.6 out of 5 stars 9 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 674,103 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Richard Davenport-Hines's stirring history of Ettie Fane, a woman of sophistication and beauty seemingly blighted with bad luck. The picture of English aristocratic determination, she remains uncowed to the end. (VOGUE)

as Richard Davenport-Hines demonstrates triumphantly in this superb biography, Ettie Desborough's life is a compelling and moving story of love and loss as well as an important slice of social history, and deserves to be widely read... The book is a joy to read, sparkling and fresh and full of good things. A real delight. (Jane Ridley LITERARY REVIEW)

this intelligent and well-written book... provides a rich and satisfying portrait of an age that now seems infinitely remote (THE SPECTATOR)

Davenport-Hines knows his subject well and writes about the period with insight and understanding. (CATHOLIC HERALD)

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The life of Lady Desborough - beautiful heiress, aristocratic hostess, unfaithful wife, tragic mother, Edwardian icon

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