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The subtitle for this book is "Six Brilliant and Extraordinary Society Hostesses Between the Wars – A Spectacle of Celebrity, Talent, and Burning Ambition" and sounded like it was going to be a very good read, especially as it got glowing reviews from pubications such as the Guardian who are not prone to liking stories about high society and out and out snobs. It should have been fascinating and parts were, Sian Evans obviously knows her stuff, she's written other books of the same period but sadly it's an utter mess. It reads as if she's written a fairly competant first draft and