From New York Occasions bestselling creator Marie Benedict comes an explosive novel of historical past’s most infamous sisters, certainly one of whom must select: her nation or her household?
Between the World Wars, the six Mitford sisters—every extra stunning, sensible, and eccentric than the subsequent—dominate the English political, literary, and social scenes. Although they’ve weathered scandals earlier than, the household falls into disarray when Diana divorces her rich husband to marry a fascist chief and Unity follows her sister’s lead all the best way to Munich, inciting rumors that she’s turn out to be Hitler’s mistress.
Because the Nazis rise in energy, novelist Nancy Mitford grows suspicious of her sisters’ fixed visits to Germany and the high-ranking fascist firm they hold. When she overhears alarming conversations and uncovers disquieting paperwork, Nancy should make excruciating selections as Nice Britain goes to conflict with Germany.
Probing the torrid political local weather within the lead-up to World Battle II and the ways in which seemingly wise individuals will be sucked into radical motion, The Mitford Affair follows Nancy’s valiant efforts to cease the Nazis from taking on Nice Britain, and the sophisticated selections she should make between the non-public and the political.