My Thoughts on ‘First Lady: The Life and Wars of Clementine Churchill’ by Sonia Purnell

“Behind every great man is a great woman.” - Well after reading this book, I’m sure many of you will agree that this phrase perfectly sums up the life of Clementine Churchill. It is so relevant in fact, that it is unbelievable that this woman has been allowed to fade into the background of British … Continue reading My Thoughts on ‘First Lady: The Life and Wars of Clementine Churchill’ by Sonia Purnell

My Thoughts on ‘Love and Louis XIV: The Women in the Life of the Sun King’ by Antonia Fraser

Louis XIV of France - also known as ‘The Sun King’ - has gone down in history for a variety of reasons: his immensely long reign, his charming charisma, his military career, his glorious Palace of Versailles, and of course his relationships with women. Notable and infamous women featured throughout the whole of Louis’ long … Continue reading My Thoughts on ‘Love and Louis XIV: The Women in the Life of the Sun King’ by Antonia Fraser