Book Review, History

Women’s History Month Book Review: Wellington’s Dearest Georgy by Alice Marie Crossland

The Duke of Wellington loved the company of women; that can hardly be disputed. He especially enjoyed the company of women who were not his wife and had several mistresses during his lifetime. Prominent society ladies such as Harriet Arbuthnot and Frances Wedderburn-Webster are remembered now almost solely because of their connection to the Duke, one of Britain’s first real ‘celebrities’.

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Book Review

Book Reviews: The Poisoned Rock and The Bookseller of Kabul

I’ve been incredibly lax on the blog this month, but with the scorching weather and some rubbish health issues to boot, I’ve struggled to have the motivation to read – or do very much of anything in fact – these past few weeks. I did manage to get through two books in early July though that I should have reviewed long before now.

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