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The Bolter: Idina Sackville, the Woman Who Scandalised 1920's Society and Became White Mischief's Infamous Seductress

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On Friday 25th May, 1934, a forty-one-year-old woman walked into the lobby of Claridge's Hotel to meet the nineteen-year-old son whose face she did not know. Fifteen years earlier, as the First World War ended, Idina Sackville shocked high society by leaving his multimillionaire father to run off to Africa with a near penniless man. An inspiration for Nancy Mitford's character The Bolter, painted by William Orpen, and photographed by Cecil Beaton, Sackville went on to divorce a total of five times, yet died with a picture ...

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1844085430

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9781844085439

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The Bolter: Idina Sackville, the Woman Who Scandalised 1920's Society and Became White Mischief's Infamous Seductress
2008, Virago Press (UK)

ISBN-13: 9781844085439

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