Philip Ziegler

The Thucydides of court gossip? Steady on…

A review of Brian Unwin’s A Tale in Two Cities: Fanny Burney and Adèle, Comtesse de Boigne. Burney and Adèle are great company but let’s not overhype these 3am girls of 19th century high society

Fanny Burney [Getty Images/Shutterstock/iStock/Alamy]

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