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The Duchess: What We Don’t See

In my last post, I explored how The Duchess (2008, dir. Saul Dibb) translated Amanda Foreman’s 1998 biography Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire from a historical biography to a historical drama. 3,513 more words

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How's that for a coincidence!

Sometimes it’s peculiar how small random things in life line up and coincide. They may have no special significance but just leave you thinking, “Hm, that’s strange.” Today was a bit like that – and what’s more, I ended up knowing a lot more about Earl Grey than I did before. 522 more words

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Georgiana: Duchess of Devonshire

Georgiana: Duchess of Devonshire

Georgiana: Duchess of Devonshire by Amanda Foreman sensitively portrays a remarkable woman who lived a full and complex life. Whilst famous for her complicated love life, this biography illustrates that there was so much more to the Duchess. 70 more words

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