The Mitford Girls

This is an extraordinary story of an extraordinary family, containing much new material, based on exclusive access to Mitford archives.

The Mitford Girls

The Mitford Girls

'A cracking read ' Lynn Barber, Observer The Mitford Girls tells the true story behind the gaiety and frivolity of the six Mitford daughters - and the facts are as sensational as any novel: Nancy, whose bright social existence masked an obsessional doomed love which soured her success; Pam, a countrywoman married to one of the best brains in Europe; Diana, an iconic beauty, who was already married when at 22 she fell in love with Oswald Moseley, the leader of the British fascists; Unity, who romantically in love with Hitler, became a member of his inner circle before shooting herself in the temple when WWII was declared; Jessica, the family rebel, who declared herself a communist in the schoolroom and the youngest sister, Debo, who became the Duchess of Devonshire. This is an extraordinary story of an extraordinary family, containing much new material, based on exclusive access to Mitford archives.

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The Mitford Girls
Language: en
Pages: 624
Authors: Mary S. Lovell
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008-09-04 - Publisher: Hachette UK

'A cracking read ' Lynn Barber, Observer The Mitford Girls tells the true story behind the gaiety and frivolity of the six Mitford daughters - and the facts are as sensational as any novel: Nancy, whose bright social existence masked an obsessional doomed love which soured her success; Pam, a
The Mitford Girls' Guide to Life
Language: en
Pages: 224
Authors: Lyndsy Spence
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-08-01 - Publisher: The History Press

The six Mitford girls were blessed with beauty, wit and talent, yet they led very distinct, cultural lives and not one sister, except for Diana and Unity, shared the same opinion or ideology. Nancy Mitford was the ultimate tease and her talent for mockery reformed the publishing industry in the
The Mitford Girls' Guide to Life
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Lyndsy Spence
Categories: Conduct of life
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-08-03 - Publisher: History Press

The first book to provide an answer to how the perennially popular Mitford girls would cope with modern life
The Six
Language: en
Pages: 480
Authors: Laura Thompson
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-09-06 - Publisher: St. Martin's Press

AN INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER “Riveting. The Six captures all the wayward magnetism and levity that have enchanted countless writers without neglecting the tragic darkness of many of the sisters’ life choices and the savage sociopolitical currents that fueled them.” – Tina Brown, The New York Times Book Review
Take Six Girls
Language: en
Pages: 480
Authors: Laura Thompson
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-09-30 - Publisher: Head of Zeus

'Wonderfully readable ... Emphasises their sheer extraordinariness and celebrates them' MAIL ON SUNDAY. 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

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