Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

Sordid tales of aspiration and debauchery among the minor aristocracy of Britain.Osborne (Lilla's Feast: A Story of Food, Love, and War in the Orient, 2004) doesn't mean to malign her great-grandmother, the perpetrator of much bad behavior and the protagonist of this book. Indeed, by her account Idina Sackville earns points for not being a "husband stealer" and for being what one friend called ... Read full review

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Review: The Bolter: Edwardian Heartbreak and High Society Scandal in Kenya

User Review  - Laurie Notaro - Goodreads

Fantastic. I loved this book. Bio of Idina Sackville, or aka The Bolter known in Nancy Mitford's books. If you're reading Circling the Sun, you'll run across a scene with Idina and her salacious ... Read full review

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