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Olivia graduated with a scholarship in Modern History from St Edmund Hall, Oxford, where she remained for her master's degree. In her final year, she won the Rupert Murdoch Scholarship for student journalism. She worked as a trainee journalist at the Daily Mail before leaving to write Gin Glorious Gin last year. Olivia lives in London, where she is a freelance writer, and a taster of many gins. This is her first book. She tweets from @tweetingolivia.

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Gin Glorious Gin How Mother's Ruin Became the Spirit of London by Olivia Williams
Gin Glorious Gin How Mother's Ruin Became the Spirit of London
Olivia Williams
Gin Glorious Gin is a vibrant cultural history of London seen through the prism of its most iconic drink. Leading the reader through the underbelly of the Georgian city via the Gin Craze, detouring through the Empire (with a G&T...
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/08/2014

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