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The last of the Duchess.

Caroline Blackwood

The last of the Duchess.

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Published by ISIS Large Print Bks. in Oxford .
Written in

    Subjects:
  • Windsor, Wallis, -- Duchess of, -- 1896-1986.

  • The Physical Object
    Pagination22cm.298. n.e.
    Number of Pages298
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20930164M
    ISBN 100753150034
    OCLC/WorldCa62987619


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About The Last of the Duchess. Intriguing, suspenseful, and witty, this is the story of journalist and novelist Caroline Blackwood’s search for the late Duchess of Windsor. It is also a provocative exploration of the often bizarre connection between heightened celebrity and approaching death–in Blackwood’s words, "the fatal effects of myth.".

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Synopsis This is an investigation into the last years of the Duchess of Windsor. Once the epitome of glamour, Wallis Warfield Simpson Windsor spent her last days alone and ill in her Paris chateau, guarded by her lawyer Maitre Suzanne Blum. This book tells of the author's quest for the Duchess /5(15).

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'My Last Duchess' and 'Porphyria's Lover' are poems written by Robert Browning in the form of a dramatic monologue.

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