Trumpets from The Steep

£9.99

This last volume of Lady Diana Cooper’s memoirs covers the years of the Second World War and its aftermath, when her husband Duff Cooper was Britain’s ambassador to France. Through the eyes of a sophisticated diplomat’s wife we glimpse a world in turmoil, and are given a unique insight into fascinating contemporary characters from Churchill, de Gaulle and Rothschild to Noël Coward and Cecil Beaton.

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This last volume of Lady Diana Cooper’s memoirs covers the years of the Second World War and its aftermath, when her husband Duff Cooper served as Minister of Information and then in various diplomat posts around the world. We accompany the Coopers on their travels from the Dorchester Hotel during the breathless days of the Blitz, to a happy sojourn farming in Sussex, to Singapore and Algiers and eventual retirement to France, all told with Diana’s unique perspective and enchanting style.

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Weight 0.244 kg
Dimensions 19.8 × 12.9 × 1.9 cm
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Imprint

Cover

Paperback

Pages

xii, 253 , 31 unnumbered of plates

Language

English

Edition
Dewey

941.085092 (edition:23)

Readership

General – Trade / Code: K