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Enjoyed it immensely . Historically fascinating.One of the few women in UK to show great strength of purposePublished 1 month ago by Mary reader
enjoyed the history and the courage of a woman in a man's world during a time when women were controlled by men and by law.Published 6 months ago by Gail
She was part of the clan Nisbet of which I also am part of. It was excellent reading and I am trying to get my daughters to read it.Published 9 months ago by janet nisbett
Read several years ago and a book I would recommend to anyone who likes Biographies and History. Well written in a novel form. AS story/book you won't forget. Read morePublished 10 months ago by Jane Upp
A friend recommended this book to my bookclub. It shed a lot of light on the reason that the British Museum now has the Elgin MarblesPublished 17 months ago by BAP
This biography of Mary Nisbet Bruce Ferguson, first wife of THE Lord Elgin, provides much food for thought. Read morePublished 19 months ago by moderatelymoderate
so accomplished on so many levels of society. She was truly the power behind the throne.
A great lady in a memorable time. Brilliantly researched and written.
This book doesn't try to be a scholarly tome, studying Mary Nesbit's life, nor is it a bodice-ripper, revealing tales leading to scandalous divorce. Read morePublished 23 months ago by Eileen Pestorius
There are two points that I didn't like. One, is very minor and really only means something to someone that is highly tuned to architectural history. Read morePublished on October 17, 2012 by The Sassy Countess