The Mountbatten: their lives and loves

The Mountbatten: their lives and loves

The Mountbatten: their lives and loves
Tuesday 22 September 2020, 3.30pm to 4.30pm BST
Booking closed
Booking closed
Tuesday 22 September 2020, 3.30pm to 4.30pm BST
  • Cover photo of the book The Mountbatten: their live and love
A portrait of their private and public lives
Open to: 
Alumni and guests
Theme: 
Art and culture, Humanities

Based on his Sunday Times bestseller, Andrew Lownie gives an enthralling portrait of the private – they had an open marriage and many affairs  – and public lives of Dickie and Edwina Mountbatten covering their wartime careers, period as Viceroy & Vicereine of India and links to Royal Family.

Speakers

Mr Andrew Lownie

Magdalene 1981
Mr Andrew Lownie

Andrew Lownie read history at Magdalene, where he was President of the Union, before going on to take a Masters and Doctorate at Edinburgh University and returning to Cambridge as a bye-fellow at Churchill College. 

His books include biographies of the writer John Buchan, spy Guy Burgess, and the forthcoming ‘After the Abdication: The Duke and Duchess of Windsor in Exile.’

A Fellow of the Royal Historical Society, he is President of the Biographers Club, a trustee of the Campaign for Freedom of Information and since 1988 has run his own literary agency.
 

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