Nancy Mitford : A Memoir

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9780060100186: Nancy Mitford : A Memoir

Special West End Hardback Edition of the Trade Paperback; this only available biography of Nancy Mitford in the year when her work is being relaunched and televised, by her friend Sir Harold Acton. 'A wonderful portrait of her' The Duchess of Devonshire; 'Gossipy, affectionate and immensely revealing...a hotline to Nancy Mitford...filled with her deliciously funny voice.' Deborah Moggach. The Hon. Nancy Mitford work are satirical masterpieces like those of her male counterpart Evelyn Waugh. This book coincides with the televising of Love in a Cold Climate and programme on her and her sisters. Her life-long friend Harold Acton knew her better than anyone and shows her unusual life and characteristic supreme wit better than anyone else now is able to.

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'One of Acton's best books' -- Spectator

'Packed with good stories' -- The Times

'Stylish and loving... she gave as much pleasure to her circle of friends and relations as she gave to her readers' -- Evening Standard, Antonia Fraser

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Used by Deborah Moggach for her acclaimed recent adaptation of The Pursuit of Love and Love in a Cold Climate, this is a rare view of the real-life Nancy Mitford. In the same way his brother William, a painter, captured his subjects Harold Acton her recreates the laughs that made her friends love her and forgive her wicked sense of humour.

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