This biography, while Ms. Souhami never addresses it as such, is actually a fascinating study of narcissism. Read morePublished 1 month ago by C. A CAVE
Fascinating characters. For those interested in Virginia Woolf, Vita Sackville-West and Royal history of the time this is an enjoyable work.Published 11 months ago by Shelley
I didn't really know anything about the people except for Mrs. Keppel. This is a general overview of the complicated relationships these two women had and the rules of society at... Read morePublished 12 months ago by Shannon Colleen Mallory
This book is an interesting look at the social mores of upper class Edwardian life and how many people in that strata had to either hide their true feelings or live their entire... Read morePublished 14 months ago by Reading Rocks
It's no wonder the British are such graceful adulterers.
I Imagine it's embedded in Camilla's genes.
I loved all the descriptions of the royal benefits.
If you like this period of English history, this book is simply delicious. It covers the period from the late 1800 when Victoria's long reign was coming to an end. Read morePublished on October 12, 2011 by Patricia
The title of this book is a little misleading, as this is really the story of "Mrs. Keppel's Daughter and Her Lesbian Love Affair". Although Mrs. Read morePublished on July 15, 2011 by Privacy, Please
If we think we have crazy things happening in our lives, reading this book will have you learning about the lives of people in the past, and shaking your head. A good read!Published on October 7, 2010 by S M Senden
A lot of people know about Mrs. Alice Keppel, but not as many people know about her daughter Violet. So Diana Souhami tries to set that right with the double biography "Mrs. Read morePublished on February 13, 2010 by E. A Solinas