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Those Wild Wyndhams : Three Sisters At The Heart Of Power (2018, original release: 2018)


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Published: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2018 ©2018
Edition:  First United States edition
Description:  x, 458 pages : illustrations, genealogical table ; 25 cm
ISBN/ISSN: 9781101874295, 1101874295, 9781101874295, 1101874295 :,
Language:  English

"This is a Borzoi Book."

Traces the opulent, idiosyncratic lives of Mary, Madeline, and Pamela Wyndham against a backdrop of cultural and political life in late-Victorian and Edwardian Britain

"Worse than 100 boys" -- Wilbury -- "The little hunter" -- Honeymoon -- The gang -- Clouds -- The birth of the souls -- The summer of 1887 -- Mananai -- Conflagration -- The season of 1889 -- The mad and their keepers -- Crisis -- India -- Rumor -- Egypt -- The Florentine drama -- Glen -- The portrait, war and death -- Plucking triumph from disaster -- The 1900 election -- Growing families -- The souls in power -- Pamela at Wilsford -- Mr. Balfour's poodle -- 1910 -- Revolution? -- 1911-1914 -- MCMXIV -- The front -- The remainder -- The grey dawn -- The end Related Searches:
Windham family
Elcho, Mary, -- 1862-1937
Adeane, Madeline, -- 1869-1941
Grey, Pamela, -- 1871-1928
Sisters -- Biography -- England
Aristocracy (Social class) -- History -- 19th century -- England
Aristocracy (Social class) -- History -- 20th century -- England
Added--201806 abio

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