Edwina Mountbatten: A Life of Her Own

Edwina Mountbatten A Life of Her Own Edwina Mountbatten was one of the world s richest women when she married Lord Louis Mountbatten in Notorious for her opulent lifestyle she traveled the the world associating with the most prest

  • Title: Edwina Mountbatten: A Life of Her Own
  • Author: Janet Morgan
  • ISBN: 9780684193465
  • Page: 218
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Edwina Mountbatten was one of the world s richest women when she married Lord Louis Mountbatten in 1922 Notorious for her opulent lifestyle, she traveled the the world, associating with the most prestigious people of her era At the outbreak of World War II, she dedicated herself to helping England s wounded and displaced through the Red Cross Enrichedwith Edwina s privaEdwina Mountbatten was one of the world s richest women when she married Lord Louis Mountbatten in 1922 Notorious for her opulent lifestyle, she traveled the the world, associating with the most prestigious people of her era At the outbreak of World War II, she dedicated herself to helping England s wounded and displaced through the Red Cross Enrichedwith Edwina s private journals an d letters, this is a sensitive portrait drawn with intelligence and imagination 16 pages of photographs.

    • Best Read [Janet Morgan] ✓ Edwina Mountbatten: A Life of Her Own || [Classics Book] PDF ë
      218 Janet Morgan
    • thumbnail Title: Best Read [Janet Morgan] ✓ Edwina Mountbatten: A Life of Her Own || [Classics Book] PDF ë
      Posted by:Janet Morgan
      Published :2019-06-05T04:18:19+00:00

    About "Janet Morgan"

    1. Janet Morgan

      Janet Morgan Is a well-known author, some of his books are a fascination for readers like in the Edwina Mountbatten: A Life of Her Own book, this is one of the most wanted Janet Morgan author readers around the world.

    145 thoughts on “Edwina Mountbatten: A Life of Her Own”

    1. This biography on Edwina Mountbatten (wife of the last Viceroy in India who was great uncle to Prince Charles) was one of the most fascinating books I have read in a long time. Living in England has exposed me to the lives and history of famous people both in the past as well as the present and it has been fun to read about them. I particularly love to read about characters in the early 20th century up through WWII because of their varied lifestyles, associations, and experiences that today seem [...]


    2. "In many respects Edwina was indeed better informed than Secretaries of State for Foreign affairs, the Colonies, Commonwealth Relations, men who were generally either new to the job or the prisoners of their own and their officials' prejudices. Edwina had formed her own views over many years. She compared notes with Dickie and she was also influenced by Nerhu, wose letters offered a steady supply of information and opinion. (He was not infallible. Ho Chi Minh, the Communist President of North Vi [...]


    3. Like many other people, I have heard of Edwina Mountbatten, but knew virtually nothing about her. As I read the book, I was particularly struck by the change in Edwina, from a spoilt little rich girl to a wilful lady who used her influence to get action and improve the situation of others, particularly those in Asia in the aftermath of WW2. Of particular note was her friendship with Nehru during & after the independence of India.A family tree and a couple of maps etc would have helped occasi [...]


    4. As noted when halfway through, this book should be the textbook on how to write bios. The research and attention to detail is commendable yet the book is an entertaining read until, sadly,the last chapter or two. They rather let the whole down. It reads is as if the author had run out of steam as the detail falls off and seems rushed. A map or two here and there would have helped. Ditto a family tree now and then; also an epilogue would have helped greatly. I had to do some additional frustratin [...]



    Leave a Comment

    Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *