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Mary Benson

08-Sep-10

AS GOOD AS GOD, AS CLEVER AS THE DEVIL The impossible life of Mary Benson When Edward White Benson, Archbishop of Canterbury, died on his knees in church in 1896, his wife Mary, whom Prime Minister Gladstone had called “the cleverest woman in Europe”, assumed the name ‘Ben’, took her friend Lucy Tait into her […]

Books

03-Sep-10

Rodney Bolt writes biography and historical fiction. His books are known for their engaging, readable style, and for rich and penetrating research, lightly borne. As ‘Britta Bolt’ (together with lawyer Britta Böhler) he writes crime novels, set in Amsterdam. He is published by Bloomsbury , Atlantic Books and Mulholland Books. /////////////////////////////// Recent Books Britta Bolt / Britta Bolt is […]