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Georgiana Duchess of Devonshire - Amanda Foreman

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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...

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Absorbing and interesting. History as it should be...

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Introduction Georgiana Spencer was an ancestress of Princess Diana and after reading this book I was left with the feeling that sometimes maybe history really does repeat itself. This book is written in an easy to read style making this very much accessible history, full of colour and detail...

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Super

“The Duchess”

published 18/01/2012

Well researched & interesting

Lots of politics

From Father Christmas this year, I received several books including The Duchess by Amanda Foreman. I am a huge historical fiction fan and this was the first non-fiction book I have read in a while. The book was made in to a film of the same name in 2008, starring Keira Knightley and Ralph Fiennes...

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Excellent

A Good Read for History Lovers!

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I decided to buy this book after watching a programme on television about Georgiana Spencer and her relationship to Diana Spencer, Princess of Wales. The T.V. programme drew comparisons between their lives and the book by Amanda Foreman certainly explains how Georgiana influenced British society...

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Excellent

“an addictive read”

published 06/09/2008

non fiction so all fact

princess diana comparison is misleading

When i first hear d about this book, i was told that Georgiana compared closely to Princess Diana, in that they were both publicly adored figures, but whose personal and private lives were often in turmoil. Having read the book, i can now see why this analogy has been made, however, i would not...

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