Daphne Fielding



Hon. Daphne Winifred Louise Fielding, née Vivian (11 July 1904 – 5 December 1997), was a popular British author in the 20th century.

Fielding was the daughter of George Vivian, 4th Baron Vivian, and Barbara Fanning. She married, firstly, Sir Henry Frederick Thynne, 6th Marquess of Bath, on 27 October 1927; they were divorced in 1953. She married, secondly, Major Alexander Wallace Fielding on 11 July 1953; they were divorced in 1978. As a result of her first marriage, her married name became Thynne; after her second marriage it became Fielding.

She moved in the world of the "Bright Young Things" in the 1920s and produced a series of popular books about high society.

Average rating: 3.63 · 57 ratings · 17 reviews · 10 distinct works
The Duchess of Jermyn Street

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3.32 avg rating — 38 ratings — published 1964 — 6 editions
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The Nearest Way Home

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The Face on the Sphinx: A P...

4.33 avg rating — 3 ratings — published 1978
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Emerald and Nancy: Lady Cun...

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3.67 avg rating — 3 ratings — published 1968
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The Rainbow Picnic: A Portr...

it was amazing 5.00 avg rating — 2 ratings — published 1974
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Mercury Presides

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Those Remarkable Cunards Em...

really liked it 4.00 avg rating — 3 ratings — published 1968 — 2 editions
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Longleat from 1566 to the P...

4.50 avg rating — 2 ratings — published 1951 — 2 editions
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Before the Sunset Fades

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The Adonis Garden

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