He hoodwinked his lover Siegfried Sassoon into believing he was a Native American and convinced Virginia Woolf he would be one of the greatest poets of the 20th century.
Now, Canadian war poet Frank Prewetts traumatic life and the reasons he falsely claimed to be an Iroquois called Toronto are to be laid bare in a new book.
Prewett was recovering from shell shock in a psychiatric hospital in 1918 when he was encouraged to dress up and that is when he first began pretending to be an Iroquois, t…
Kate Middleton’s Diana comment that made William say ‘no one can fill my mother’s shoes’ – Mirror Online
Kate Middleton, the Duchess of Cambridge, was asked in her 2010 engagement interview whether she felt intimidated that her husband-to-be’s mother, Princess Diana, was such a huge iconic figure – before Prince William interjected
Kate Middleton made a touching comment about Princess Diana in her engagement interview before Prince William sweetly replied: “No one can fill my mother’s shoes.”
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge made the remarks during an interview after the couple announced their engagement on November 16, 2010.
After years of dating and endless speculation, Kate, now 38, and William, also 38, officially announced they would be getting married.
Shortly after, the couple sat down for an interview with jour…
Princess Beatrice rejected Queen’s very expensive gesture because of mum Sarah Ferguson – Mirror Online
The Queen splashed out a huge sum for a lovely gift for Princess Beatrice and her sister Eugenie back in 1997, however they never used it because of their mum Sarah Ferguson’s concerns
The Queen is known for spoiling her nearest and dearest, treating both Prince William and Prince Harry to beautiful houses on their wedding days.
But it’s not just the senior members of the family who are offered some pretty impressive property, and the Monarch once bought her younger grandchildren Princesses Beatrice and Eugenie their home.
Back in 1997 she splashed out a huge sum for Birch Hall, a seven-bedroom Georgian mansion in Surrey, which she gave to the young royals – who were seven a…
At last, a Booker prize longlist I want to read – The Guardian
This list is remarkably different to past years, featuring several black authors and debut female writers. And yes, Hilary Mantel
Im sort of in love with the 2020 Booker prize longlist. I understand this is a strange thing to say about a stack of books chosen by a group of judges but, let me tell you, this is the first time Ive seen a prize longlist like this one.
Book Twitter was excited but baffled that the offerings we usually expect to be on the list were not there. But to me, the 2020 longlist has got everything; The Mirror & the Light, obviously, because the literary world would collapse in on itself if any priz…
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