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The World and His Wife: A true story told by two unreliable narrators
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The World and His Wife: A true story told by two unreliable narrators (Paperback)

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In 1828, the beautiful Rosina Wheeler married one of Victorian England's most successful and prolific writers, Edward Bulwer-Lytton. What followed shocked and entertained the public for over thirty years. After their marriage broke down, Rosina refused to be silenced. She pursued her husband with a single-minded and very public campaign to prove she was in the right. She even interrupted her husband's election campaign to denounce him to the assembled voters. Edward responded by threatening to have her committed to a lunatic asylum. But that was only the beginning. The novel draws freely on Edward and Rosina's own words. Both have a convincing story to tell - except that they disagree about everything.

Fiction & PoetryHistorical Fiction Publisher: Book Guild Publishing Ltd Publication Date: 23/05/2019 ISBN-13: 9781912881369  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Stephen Wyatt is an award-winning writer for radio, theatre and television. Highlights include: creating two Classic Dr. Who stories, 'Paradise Towers' and 'The Greatest Show in the Galaxy'; co-writing Cameron Mackintosh's first independent musical production; winning the Tinniswood Award for best original radio script twice; working with Patrick Stewart on two plays about Raymond Chandler in Hollywood; providing the libretto to an unfinished opera by Debussy; and dramatising Dante's 'The Divine Comedy' for radio. To find out more, visit Stephen's website - www.stephenwyatt.co.uk

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