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Margot At War: Love and Betrayal in Downing Street, 1912-1916

By: Anne De Courcy

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Australia, Weidenfeld & Nicolson: 2014

Seller ID: 249246

ISBN: 0297869868

Condition: Very Good Condition


Margot Asquith was perhaps the most daring and unconventional Prime Minister's wife in British history. Known for her wit, style and habit of speaking her mind, she transformed 10 Downing Street into a glittering social and intellectual salon. Yet her last five years at Number 10 were a period of intense emotional and political turmoil in her private and public life. In 1912, when Anne de Courcy's book opens, rumblings of discontent and cries for social reform were encroaching on all sides - from suffragettes, striking workers and Irish nationalists. Against this background of a government bes... View more info