The Mitford Girls by Mary S. Lovell

The Mitford Girls by Mary S. Lovell

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Tells the true story behind the gaiety and frivolity of the six Mitford daughters. The biography reveals their extraordinary lives: Nancy's doomed obsessional love; the already-married Diana's love for Oswald Moseley; and Jessica's schoolroom declaration that she was a communist.

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This biography tells the true story behind the gaiety and frivolity of the six Mitford daughters - and the facts are as sensational as a novel. There is Nancy, whose bright social existence masked a doomed obsessional love, which soured her success; Pam, a countrywoman maried to one of the best brains in Europe; Diana, an iconic beauty, who was already married when, at 22, she fell in love with Oswald Moseley, leader of the British fascists; Unity, who, romantically in love with Hitler, became a member of his inner circle before shooting herself in the temple when World War II was declared; Jessica, the family rebel, who declared herself a Communist in the schoolroom; and the youngest sister, Debo, who became the Duchess of Devonshire. Their extraordinary lives are revealed by the author, who had exclusive access to the Mitford archives.

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SKU GOR001235723
Title The Mitford Girls
Author By (author) Mary S. Lovell
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Hardback
Publisher Little, Brown & Company
Year Published 2001
Number of Pages 624
ISBN 10 0316858684
ISBN 13 9780316858687
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.
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This biography tells the true story behind the gaiety and frivolity of the six Mitford daughters - and the facts are as sensational as a novel. There is Nancy, whose bright social existence masked a doomed obsessional love, which soured her success; Pam, a countrywoman maried to one of the best brains in Europe; Diana, an iconic beauty, who was already married when, at 22, she fell in love with Oswald Moseley, leader of the British fascists; Unity, who, romantically in love with Hitler, became a member of his inner circle before shooting herself in the temple when World War II was declared; Jessica, the family rebel, who declared herself a Communist in the schoolroom; and the youngest sister, Debo, who became the Duchess of Devonshire. Their extraordinary lives are revealed by the author, who had exclusive access to the Mitford archives.
Additional Information

Additional Information

SKU GOR001235723
Title The Mitford Girls
Author By (author) Mary S. Lovell
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Hardback
Publisher Little, Brown & Company
Year Published 2001
Number of Pages 624
ISBN 10 0316858684
ISBN 13 9780316858687
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.
Ex Library No