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The darkness of Wallis Simpson : and other stories

Author: Rose Tremain
Publisher: London : Vintage, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Wallis Simpson, the twice-divorced American woman for whom Edward Vlll abdicated in 1936, ended her life as the prisoner of her lawyer who would not allow anyone - friend, foe or journalist - to  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Short stories
Fiction
Named Person: Wallis Warfield Windsor, Duchess of; Wallis Warfield Windsor, Duchess of
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rose Tremain
ISBN: 9780099268567 0099268566
OCLC Number: 171524261
Notes: Originally published: London: Chatto & Windus, 2005.
Description: 215 pages ; 20 cm
Contents: The darkness of Wallis Simpson --
How it stack up --
The beauty of the dawn shift --
Death of an advocate --
Nativity story --
The over-ride --
The ebony hand --
Loves me, loves me not --
Moth --
The cherry orchard, with rugs --
The dead are only sleeping --
Peerless. The darkness of Wallis Simpson --
How it stacks up --
The beauty of the dawn shift --
Death of an advocate --
Nativity story --
The over-ride --
The ebony hand --
Loves me, loves me not --
Moth --
The cherry orchard, with rugs --
The dead are only sleeping --
Peerless.
Responsibility: Rose Tremain.

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"Classic, breathtaking Tremain" * Independent on Sunday, Books of the Year * "Mordantly perceptive tales" * Sunday Times * "Moving and tragic...the darkness of Rose Tremain is never far from the Read more...

 
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