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Life in a cold climate : Nancy Mitford : the biography

Author: Laura Thompson
Publisher: London : Head of Zeus, 2015. ©2015
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Nancy Mitford was, in the words of her sister Lady Diana Mosley, 'very, very complex'. Her highly autobiographical early work, the biographies and novels of her more mature French period, her journalism, and the vast body of letters to her family, friends such as Evelyn Waugh, and to the great love of her life, Gaston Palewski, all tell an intriguing story. Drawing from these, as well as conversations with Mitford's  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: ebook version
Named Person: Nancy Mitford; Nancy Mitford
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Laura Thompson
ISBN: 9781784082291 1784082295
OCLC Number: 906924925
Notes: Originally published: London: Review, 2003.
Description: 415 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Laura Thompson.

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A much-praised biography of the most brilliant of the Mitford sisters, who dazzled and scandalized interwar high society with their wit and sometimes controversial lifestyles.  Read more...

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'Well-nigh perfect' Diana Mosley, Literary Review. 'A brilliant study, original, perceptive, passionate' Selina Hastings. 'This refreshing edition allows us to enjoy again a shrewdly argued, Read more...

 
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