The Favourite FTI

Author(s): Ophelia Field

Autobiography and Biography

The scandalous true history of the duchess who became her beloved queen's blackmailer, published in a new and updated edition to coincide with the major motion picture starring Rachel Weisz with Olivia Colman and Emma Stone.


Sarah Churchill, Duchess of Marlborough, was as glamorous as she was controversial. Politically influential and independently powerful, she was an intimate, and then a blackmailer, of Queen Anne, accusing her of keeping lesbian favourites - including Sarah's own cousin Abigail Masham.


Ophelia Field's masterly biography brings Sarah Churchill's own voice, passionate and intelligent, back to life. Here is an unforgettable portrait of a woman who cared intensely about how we would remember her. 


 

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'An incredible story crackling with royal passion, envy, ambition and betrayal ... Field's account of the psychological power play between Queen Anne and her confidante is surely definitive. A tour de force' Lucy Worsley

General Fields

  • : 9781474605359
  • : Orion Publishing Group, Limited
  • : Weidenfeld & Nicolson
  • : May 2018
  • : 3.4 Centimeters X 20.7 Centimeters X 13.5 Centimeters
  • : November 2018
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 592
  • : Ophelia Field
  • : Paperback
  • : English
  • : 941.07092