The dragon lady

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Bloomsbury Caravel,
Pub. Date:
2019.
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English
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Historical fiction about Lady Virginia Courtauld in the last days of colonial Rhodesia, a daring blend of crime, romance and history, deeply evocative of time and place.
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9781448217458
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display_description"Opening with the shooting of Lady Virginia 'Ginie' Courtauld in her tranquil garden in 1950s Rhodesia, The Dragon Lady tells Ginie's extraordinary story, so called for the exotic tattoo snaking up her leg. From the glamorous Italian Riviera before the Great War to the Art Deco glory of Eltham Palace in the thirties, and from the secluded Scottish Highlands to segregated Rhodesia in the fifties, the narrative spans enormous cultural and social change. Lady Virginia Courtauld was a boundary-breaking, colourful and unconventional person who rejected the submissive role women were expected to play. Ostracised by society for being a foreign divorcée at the time of Edward VIII and Mrs Simpson, Ginie and her second husband, Stephen Courtauld, leave the confines of post-war Britain to forge a new life in Rhodesia, only to find that being progressive liberals during segregation proves mortally dangerous. Many people had reason to dislike Ginie, but who had reason enough to pull the trigger?"--Publisher description.
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subject_facetAttempted murder -- Fiction
Divorced women -- Fiction
Liberalism -- Rhodesia -- Fiction
Peirano, Virginia, -- 1885-1972 -- Fiction
Rhodesia and Nyasaland -- Fiction
Segregation -- Fiction
Self-actualization (Psychology) -- Fiction
title_displayThe dragon lady
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