Description - England's Mistress by Kate Williams
A dramatic, sparkling tale of sex, glamour, intrigue, romance and heartbreak, England s Mistress traces the rise and rise of the gorgeous Emma Hamilton. orn into poverty, she clawed her way up through London s underworlds of sex for sale to become England s first media superstar. Nothing could stand in the way of her dreams except her self-destructive desires. rawing on hundreds of previously undiscovered letters, and told with a novelist's flair, England's Mistress captures the relentless drive, innovative style and burning passion of a true heroine. In a world of tabloid fame and three-minute wonders, Emma s life is truly a tale for our time.
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(198mm x 129mm x 29mm)
Arrow Books Ltd
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Author Biography - Kate Williams
Kate Williams fell in love with the eighteenth century whilst studying for her BA at the University of Oxford. She has an MA from Queen Mary, University of London and a DPhil from the University of Oxford. Her articles and essays have been published in a wide range of books and journals and she is a lecturer and TV consultant, appearing regularly on BBC and Channel 4 to discuss her work. She lives in London.