The Duff Cooper Diaries: 1915-1951 download free [PDF and Ebook] by John Julius Norwich

The Duff Cooper Diaries: 1915-1951 download free [PDF and Ebook] by John Julius Norwich year 2007
  • Book name: The Duff Cooper Diaries: 1915-1951
  • Author: John Julius Norwich
  • Release date: 2007/4/24
  • Publisher: ORION PUBLISHING CO
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Biography
  • ISBN: 9780753821053
  • Rating: 9.54 of 10
  • Votes: 118
  • Review by: Rodrigo Gresham
  • Review rating: 8.67 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/9/24
  • Total pages: 544
  • Includes a PDF summary of 64 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: The long awaited and highly revealing diaries of the politician, diplomat, and socialite (married to Lady Diana Cooper)Duff Cooper was a first-rate witness of just about every significant event from 1914 to 1950. His diary includes some magnificent set pieces - as a young soldier at the end of WWI, as a politician during the General Strike of 1926, as King Edward VIII's friend at the time of the Abdication, and from Paris after the liberation in 1944, when he became British ambassador. If Duff Cooper's name has dimmed in the 50 years since his death, publication of these diaries will bring him to the fore once again. His family have long resisted publication - indeed Duff Cooper's nephew, the publisher Rupert Hart-Davis, was so shocked by the sexual revelations that he suggested to John Julius Norwich that it might be best for all concerned if they were burnt. Now, superbly edited by John Julius Norwich, who familial link ensures all kinds of additional information as footnotes, these diaries join the ranks.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 24H19M44S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: British & Irish History, Biography: Historical, Political & Military, 20th Century History: C 1900 To C 2000, Biography: Arts & Entertainment
  • Available formats: DOC, GIF, TXT, EPUB, RB, WORD, PDF, AZW. Compressed in CBR, ZIP, TAR.GZ, RAR, DEB, TAR, EML
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 20.65 USD
  • Dimensions: 143x217x34mm
  • Weight: 657.71g
  • Printed by: WEIDENFELD & NICOLSON
  • Published in: London, United Kingdom
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