A continuously astonishing and ultimately moving account of a unique figure, the stuff of great literature
'Gripping . . . jaw-dropping story, brilliantly told'
'Hugo Vickers's life of Gladys Marlborough is an extraordinary and tragic story, with special resonance today'
'At the end of the book the reader can only say, "Whew! What a story!"'
'A fascinating glimpse of a lost world and a highly unusual woman at large, and ultimately adrift, in it'
'Vickers is admirably sympathetic while at the same time collecting every detail of his subject's transgressions and eccentricities'
The Sphinx - Afternoon Tea at Blenheim Palace with Hugo Vickers
11th Mar 2020 2:30 pm
Travel back in time to the Roaring Twenties as Blenheim Palace invites you to bring young things to a magnificent party celebrating this famously decadent decade. This event will be a fascinating insight into the heady world of the upper classes in a time of great social, artistic and political change. This ticket includes a…