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Georgiana's World

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As one of the most flamboyant and influential women of the late 18th century, Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire was an icon of her time. Born Lady Georgiana Spencer, she married the fifth Duke of Devonshire in 1774; within a short space of time she had become the undisputed queen of fashionable society, adored by the Prince Regent, an intimate of Marie-Antoinette, an influe ...more
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Published October 1st 2001 by HarperCollins Illustrated
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Antonia
"The odd thing is that people who were shock'd at the immorality of his having a mistress are still more so at that mistress having been his wife for so long."

well, well... a book with a wealth of information about georgiana, duchess of devonshire, women, politics and the 18th century in general. captivating-ly told with lots of titbits that made me go - ah! no way! full of gossip and scandal, a host of illegitimate children and a bit of intrigue, false friends (or are they?) and the evils of ga
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Mar 07, 2012 Margaret rated it liked it
I found this book to be interesting, the life of the royal family in those times is fun to read about. moved slowly in places.
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Amanda Foreman is the author of the award-winning best seller, "Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire", and A World on Fire: A Epic History of Two Nations Divided. She lives in New York with her husband and five children.

She is the daughter of Carl Foreman, the Oscar-winning screen writer of many film classics including, The Bridge on the River Kwai, High Noon, and The Guns of Navarone.

She was born in
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