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Star of the morning : the extraordinary life of Lady Hester Stanhope

Author: Kirsten Ellis
Publisher: London : HarperPress, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Lady Hester Stanhope - a wilful society hostess turned bohemian adventurer - left England as a young woman and unashamedly enjoyed a string of lovers before establishing her own exotic fiefdom in the Lebanese mountains. This is her remarkable story.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Hester Stanhope, Lady; Hester Stanhope, Lady; Hester Lucy Stanhope
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kirsten Ellis
ISBN: 9780007170302 0007170300
OCLC Number: 225452606
Description: 444 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps, genealogical table ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Kirsten Ellis.
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'Ellis has unearthed fresh material, and retells the story with idiosyncratic panache... Ellis is a vivid narrator with an eye for detail...This book leaves little doubt that Lady Hester was brave, Read more...

 
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