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Gone with the Windsors

A Novel
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ISBN 100060872721
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Gone with the Gone with the Windsors book is a brilliantly funny book by Laurie Graham that recreates London in the s just before the Abdication and its aftermath, populating her novel with a mix of historical figures and fictional characters (something I usually loathe). She skewers the Windsors and the crowd of parvenus they attracted and adds some delightful characters like her protagonist, Maybell, a /5.

This book was so much fun that when I loaned it out and never received it back, I ordered a second copy!. I plan to read it again, but won't loan it out this time. It's a look at the Duke and Duchess of Windsor, as told by an imaginary friend of Wallis' in not such loving with the Windsors: A /5(75).

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4/4(36). Like Future Homemakers, Gone With the Windsors happened because of a photo. I was on my annual visit to New York, teetering on the top of a stepladder in the Strand book store, leafing through books, looking for a hook for a possible ‘royal’ novel.

I came upon a picture of the Duke and Duchess of Windsor and nearly fell off my perch. Gone With the Windsors. By Eve Auchincloss; EVE AUCHINCLOSS contributes regularly to Book World. Novem HEAVEN HAS BEEN described as eating cavier to.

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Gone with the Windsors A Novel. by Laurie Graham. On Sale: 06/12/ Gone with the Windsors is a novel written through a series of entries in Maybell Brumby's diary from Maybell is a somewhat dim-witted socialite widow who moves from Baltimore to London, bringing along with her a vast amount of money.5/5(5).

Get this from a library. Gone with the Windsors. [Laurie Graham] -- The fictional diary of Mrs Simpson's best friend in pre-war London, Maybell Brumby, a wealthy American widow who arrives in London in and discovers that an old school friend is in town; Bessie.

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Gone with the Windsors. Written by Laurie Graham Review by Andrea Connell. Written in diary form covering the years tothese entries document the life of the fictional, recently widowed Maybell Brumby, Baltimore heiress and close friend of Wallis Simpson, the woman whose relationship with King Edward VIII led him to abdicate the throne.

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I'm so glad I found this book. I came across Nancy Mitford last year and promptly read all her writing and was absolutely bereft when I was done. But Gone with the Windsors has saved me from re-reading Mitford for the 4th time so glad to have found this and can't recommend it highly enough.

Pitch perfect, biting social comedy and characters/5(64). The Paperback of the Gone with the Windsors: A Novel by Laurie Graham at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more. QUESTION: The title of the book alludes to the film Gone with the Wind. What comparisons can be drawn between the film and the book, and in particular Wallace and Edward and Scarlett O'Hara and Rhett Butler.

4/4(10). Philadelphia and Toronto: John C. Winston, dj clipped, spine faded, wear at corners, 5th printing p., b&w photos, index. "The most brilliantly written book so far dealing with the lives and loves of the Duke and Duchess of Windsor," according to a New York newspaper.

pp. Read "Gone with the Windsors A Novel" by Laurie Graham available from Rakuten Kobo. When Maybell Brumby, frisky, wealthy, and recently widowed, quits Baltimore 5/5.

A satirical recounting of the romance between Wallis Simpson and the Prince of Wales, as narrated by a fictional witness to the affair.

Because Maybell Brumby is not quite a sympathetic cross between Lady Bricknell and Auntie Mame—in fact, her one redeeming trait is her genuine affection for her niece and nephew—she is the perfect foil for the conniving Mrs. Simpson. Gone with the Windsors by Iles Brody,available at Book Depository with free delivery : Iles Brody.

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We have new and used copies available, in 4 editions - starting at $ Shop now. Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Gone With the Windsors at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users/5. When Maybell Brumby, frisky, wealthy, and recently widowed, quits Baltimore and arrives in London, she finds that her old school chum, Bessie Wallis Warfield, is there ahead of her.

Impoverished and ambitious as ever, Wallis is on the make. Hampered by plodding husband number two, but armed with terrific bone structure and a few erotic tricks picked up in China, Wallis sets her sights /5(6).

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Gone With the Wind Margaret Mitchell, Simon & Schuster pp. ISBN Summary Margaret Mitchell's epic novel of love and war won the Pulitzer Prize and went on to give rise to two authorized sequels and one of the most popular and celebrated movies of all time. Buy Gone with the Windsors by Iles Brody online at Alibris.

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Select a Bookseller - Direct Link to BuyPages: Narrated in diary form by Wallis's fictitious best friend, Maybell Brumby, Gone With the Windsors is as fascinating for what it says about the interwar traffic between British and American high.

Gone with the Windsors Frances Donaldson RAT WEEK by Osbert Sitwell Michael Joseph, f Rat Week is the name of a poem by Osbert Sitwell written at the time that Edward VIII left his throne to marry the American, Mrs Simpson. Gone with the Windsors: A Novel Paperback – June 12 by Laurie Graham (Author) out of 5 stars 55 ratings.

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