The Viceroy's Daughters: The Lives of the Curzon Sisters

The Viceroy's Daughters: The Lives of the Curzon Sisters


Based on unpublished letters and diaries, The Viceroy's Daughters is a riveting portrait of 3 lively and wilful girls who have been born on the peak of British upper-class wealth and privilege.

The oldest, Irene, by no means married yet pursued her ardour for foxes, alcohol, and married males. the center, Cimmie, used to be a Labour occasion activist became Fascist. And Baba, the youngest and most pretty, possessed an urge for food for adultery that used to be as harmful because it used to be outrageous.

As the sisters dance, dine, and romance their method via England's so much hallowed halls, we get an intimate examine a rustic clinging to its heritage in the middle of warfare and fast switch. We receive clean views on such personalities because the Duke and Duchess of Windsor, Oswald Mosley, Nancy Astor and the Cliveden Set, and Lord Halifax. And we find a global of girls, impeccably bred and unabashedly wilful, whose ardour and spirit have been ceaselessly fascinating.

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