Margot at War

    Margot at War

    Love and Betrayal in Downing Street 1912-1916

    Anne de Courcy

    Weidenfeld 2014

    Hardback 384pp Illustrated

    9780297869832   Product Code: 21552

    Margot Asquith was perhaps the most daring and unconventional Prime Minister's wife in British history. Stylish, witty and outspoken, she transformed 10 Downing Street into a glittering social and intellectual salon. Drawing on unpublished material from personal papers and diaries, this absorbing book recreates the emotional and political turmoil of the period when Herbert Asquith's government was beset by unrest from suffragettes, strikers and Irish nationalists, and the world was spiralling towards war.

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