- Author:Lisa Hilton
- Publisher:Non Basic Stock Line; First Edition edition (2011)
- Pages:304 pages
- Subcategory:Genre Fiction
- FB2 format1814 kb
- ePUB format1569 kb
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The Horror of Love book. Nancy Mitford immortalised Gaston as Fabrice de Sauveterre in "The Pursuit of Love" and, for twenty nine years, their relationship was the most significant in both of their lives.
The Horror of Love book. This excellent and interesting book This is not a usual biography - it is the biography of a love affair between Gaston Palewski and Nancy Mitford. Gaston Palewski's family were originally from Poland, but he moved to France with an uncle after his father died. After that, he had a deep and emotional loyalty to France.
Worthwhile reading for lovers of historical romance and the ever-engrossing Mitfords. Lisa Hilton is the critically acclaimed author of Queens Consort and Athenais: The Life of Louis XIV's Mistress, the Real Queen of France.
Lisa Hilton's avowed aim is "to reconfigure the role of Gaston Palewski in Nancy Mitford's life". Nancy, born in 1904, was the oldest child of Lord and Lady Redesdale and the most talented, writing acclaimed novels and historical biographies. Hilton is at pains to distance herself from Nancy's previous biographers who viewed her as the victim of a hopeless passion; and while some readers may find it hard to accept Hilton's revisionist conclusion that the "discipline, tenderness and gentilesse of their relationship exposes the limitations of many modern sexual mores", women of a generation closer to Nancy's will understand.
The Horror of Love (2011) tells the story of famous English novelist and socialite Nancy Mitford's relationship with Gaston Palewski. In contrast to most biographers of Mitford, Hilton believes this relation is crucial to understanding Nancy
The Horror of Love (2011) tells the story of famous English novelist and socialite Nancy Mitford's relationship with Gaston Palewski. In contrast to most biographers of Mitford, Hilton believes this relation is crucial to understanding Nancy. The Evening Standard found the style pedestrian but otherwise the book was "well-paced and informative". The Independent praised its charm in bringing Mitford's world to life. The Daily Express found it a good story, despite several minor errors.
Was Gaston Palewski’s love for Nancy Mitford anything more than a. .Jane Shilling remains unswayed by Lisa Hilton's The Horror of Love
Was Gaston Palewski’s love for Nancy Mitford anything more than a wartime romance? Jane Shilling remains unswayed by Lisa Hilton's The Horror of Love. es: This, ladies and gentlemen, is the queen of mystery Agatha Christie! While most people know her as an older woman who wrote tons of amazing detective novels, she was quite.
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The dramatic love story of two extraordinary individuals-Nancy Mitford and free French commander Gaston Palewski-living in extraordinary times
Read unlimited books and audiobooks on the web, iPad, iPhone and Android. The dramatic love story of two extraordinary individuals-Nancy Mitford and free French commander Gaston Palewski-living in extraordinary times. Oh, the horror of love! Nancy Mitford once exclaimed to her sister Diana Mosley. Elegant and intelligent, Nancy was a reknowned wit and a popular author. Yet this bright, waspish woman gave her heart to a well-known philanderer who went on to marry another woman.
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For the progress of the Free French, Jean Lacouture and Jonathan Fenby give more thorough histories than are presented here. Other author's books: The Horror of Love.
Book Description Weidenfeld and Nicolson, London, 2011.
Published by Orion Publishing Co. ISBN 10: 0297859609 ISBN 13: 9780297859604. Nancy Mitford and the Free French commander Gaston Palewski conducted a love affair during and after the Second World War. He was her model for the gorgeous Fabrice, Duc de Sauveterre in The Pursuit of Love, and the great love of her life. The author charms us with her provocative book about the affair. I particularly liked a line of hers on page 137: 'Maybe gourmandes can be bad at sex, but women who don't like food are never good at i. Book Description Weidenfeld and Nicolson, London, 2011.