Life in a Cold Climate by Laura Thompson
Nancy Mitford: The Biography

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Approaching her subject with wit, perspicacity and huge affection, Laura Thompson, like Mitford, makes her serious points lightly. Eschewing cliches about the eccentricites of the Mitford clan (although nonetheless delving into the forces which politically polarised this family of "contagiously competitive" girls) Thompson analyses the contradictions and complexities at the heart of Nancy Mitford's life and work.
 

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Published December 1, 2003 by Headline Book Publishing. 448 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs.

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In 1946, Nancy moved to Paris, her home for the best years of her life, during which she enchanted readers with three further novels (notably Love in a Cold Climate) and four popular biographies (including Madame de Pompadour).

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