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Take six girls : the lives of the Mitford sisters

Author: Laura Thompson
Publisher: London : Head of Zeus, 2015. ©2015
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The eldest was a razor-sharp novelist of upper-class manners; the second was loved by John Betjeman; the third was a fascist who married Oswald Mosley; the fourth idolized Hitler and shot herself in the head when Britain declared war on Germany; the fifth was a member of the American Communist Party; the sixth became Duchess of Devonshire. They were the Mitford sisters: Nancy, Pamela, Diana, Unity, Jessica and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Named Person: Nancy Mitford; Pamela Mitford; Diana Mosley; Unity Mitford; Jessica Mitford; Deborah Vivien Freeman-Mitford Cavendish Devonshire, Duchess of; Mitford family.
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Laura Thompson
ISBN: 9781784970871 1784970875
OCLC Number: 927085039
Description: 388 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Laura Thompson.
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The contrasting lives of the Mitford sisters - stylish, scandalous and tragic by turns - hold up a mirror to upper-class life before and after the Second World War.  Read more...

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'I was enthralled and charmed by this group biography of all six Mitford sisters, which tells the intertwined stories of their stylish scandalous lives in a fresh and admirably concise way - and with Read more...

 
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