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Jane Ridley is Professor of History at Buckingham University, where she teaches a course on biography. Her previous books include The Young Disraeli, acclaimed by Robert Blake as definitive, while her most recent biography, a highly praised study of the architect Edwin Lutyens and his relationship with his troubled wife, won the Duff Cooper Prize in 2003. A Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature, Ridley writes book reviews for the Spectator and other newspapers, and has also appeared on radio and several television documentaries. She lives in London and Scotland.

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Bertie A Life of Edward VII by Jane Ridley
Bertie A Life of Edward VII
Jane Ridley
This magnificent and exhaustively researched book - which draws on numerous new discoveries and primary sources - gives Edward VII due credit while painting a vivid portrait of the age in all its excess and eccentricity.
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/08/2012

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