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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (145 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Katie Hickman Narrator: Rosalind Shanks Publisher: Oakhill Publishing Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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A mixture of poignant biography and marvelously entertaining social history, this is the story of diplomatic life as it has never been told before, seen through the eyes of the wives, daughters, and sisters who accompanied their men to the far corners of the globe. Download and start listening now!

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  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Katrina | 12/23/2013

    " Lovely reading about the perils and adventures of British diplomatic wives. Entertaining and instructive. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Dreamer | 12/2/2013

    " Diary entry book group choice from 2000..only got half way through "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Carrie Hill | 10/10/2013

    " An easily readable and well researched book exploring the lives of some of the ambassadorial wives from the 16th century onwards. The author can also give the added insight of having been a diplomat's daughter herself. Fascinating reading. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Lena | 10/10/2013

    " It's interesting but, after the Courtesans debacle, I'm never quite sure how accurate Katie Hickman is. "

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About the Author
Author Katie Hickman

Katie Hickman is the author of five books, including two bestselling history books, Courtesans and Daughters of Britannia. She has written two travel books, Travels with a Circus, which was shortlisted for the 1993 Thomas Cook Travel Book Award, and Dreams of the Peaceful Dragon. She is the author of the novel The Quetzal Summer, for which she was listed for the Sunday Times Young British Writer of the Year Award. Katie lives in London with her two children and her husband, the philosopher A. C. Grayling.