Diana Cooper

Portrait of a youthful Patrick Leigh Fermor in Cretan costume, by Adrian Daintrey (oil on canvas), Chatsworth House, Derbyshire

Dashing for the book: A lifetime of letters from Paddy Leigh Fermor

1 October 2016 9:00 am

Justin Marozzi says the letters of Patrick Leigh Fermor are a 20th-century treasure-trove and a feast for admirers of the great man

Darling Monster, edited by John Julius Norwich - review

12 October 2013 9:00 am

It must have been awful for Diana and Duff Cooper to be separated from their only child during the war,…

Talluluh Bankhead, the only convincing flapper in the book, photographed c.1930

Flappers, by Judith Mackrell - review

15 June 2013 9:00 am

I’m never quite sure what the term ‘flappers’ means. How did these creatures flap, and why? Where did they flap?…