Daisy : The life and loves of the Countess of Warwick

Description

Daisy Warwick was an heiress in her own right and a renowned beauty when she married Lord Brooke, heir to the Earl of Warwick, in 1880 at the age of 18. But she soon embarked on a passionate affair with Lord Charles Beresford who subsequently brought her close to the Prince of Wales, with whom she had a very public liaison for eight years, and remained a lifelong friend.At the height of her wealth and fame, she suddenly converted to socialism and later even stood against Anthony Eden at the General Election of 1924.Sushilla Anand's colourful biography does full justice to the magnetic personality and glamorous life of Daisy Warwick.

Details

Author(s)
Sushila Anand
Format
Paperback | 320 pages
Dimensions
128 x 198 x 26mm | 220g
Publication date
04 Jun 2009
Publisher
Little, Brown Book Group
Imprint
PIATKUS BOOKS
Publication City/Country
London, United Kingdom
Language
English
Illustrations note
Section: 16, b/w pix
ISBN10
0749909773
ISBN13
9780749909772
Bestsellers rank
145,192