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Last Curtsey free pdf Filtered through some of its colourful and eccentric inhabitants, from Lady Caroline Lamb in the 18th-century to Princess Diana in the 20th, this work is a portrait of Britain as both empire and the customs and certainties of the old order came to an end.

About Fiona MacCarthy

With her widely acclaimed book Eric Gill, published in 1989, Fiona MacCarthy established herself as one of the leading writers of biography in Britain. This was followed by William Morris (1994), which won several literary awards including the Wolfson History Prize and was described by A.S. Byatt as 'one of the finest biographies ever published in this country.' Byron: Life and Legend (2002) was described as 'one of the great literary biographies of our time' by Mark Bostridge in the Independent on Sunday. Fiona MacCarthy writes regularly for the Guardian and lives in Derbyshire.

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Author : Fiona MacCarthy
Publisher : Faber
Data Published : 03 May 2007
ISBN : 0571228607
EAN : 9780571228607
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 320 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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