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Amanda Foreman Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire

Foreman, Amanda

Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire

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€ 22.95

Sex, intrigue and adultery in the world of high politics and huge wealth in late eighteenth-century England. Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire was one of the most flamboyant and influential women of the eighteenth century. The great-great-great-great aunt of Diana, Princess of Wales, she was variously a compulsive gambler, a political savante and operator of the highest order, a drug addict, an adulteress and the darling of the common people. This authoritative, utterly absorbing book presents a mesmerizing picture of a fascinating world of political and sexual intrigues, grand houses, huge parties, glamour and great wealth -- always on the edge of being squandered by the excesses and scandals of individuals.


Taal / Language : English

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Paperback / softback
496 pagina's
Januari 1999
408 gram
197 x 130 x 30 mm
HarperCollins Publishers us

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