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Paperback / ISBN-13: 9781780878805

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'Unnatural vices, acts of illicit passion, kings, mistresses, elopements, extravagant riches - this book has them all. A wonderful story, wonderfully told' Christopher Hudson, Daily Mail.
Daily Mail
'Souhami uses historical lives to illuminate more than private passions. Funny and precise' Kathryn Hughes, New Statesman.
New Statesman
'Fascinating and richly textured, Souhami's style is vital, brave and full of flair' Kennedy Fraser, New York Times.
New York Times
'Souhami has a Midas touch with words. Her narrative sparkles' Nigel Nicolson, Sunday Telegraph.
Sunday Telegraph