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By Daphne du Maurier

In Regency London, the single means for a girl to be triumphant is to overcome males at their very own online game. So whilst Mary Anne Clarke seeks an get away from her squalid atmosphere in Bowling hotel Alley, she ventures first into the scurrilous international of the pamphleteers. Her own charms are such, notwithstanding, that earlier than lengthy she involves the attention of the Duke of York.

With her style for luxurious and tool, Mary Anne, now a royal mistress, needs to target better. Her lofty connections let her to set up a thriving exchange in army commissions, frightening a scandal that rocks the government—and brings own disgrace.

A vibrant portrait of overweening ambition, Mary Anne is determined through the Napoleonic Wars and in keeping with du Maurier's personal great-great-grandmother.

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In one minute’s silence, can you imagine what the Turkish fighters felt when they knew they could hold the high ground … and the rain that lashed them felt like tears of joy. And can you imagine, in one minute’s silence, the moment when the bloodied Diggers finally reached the razored heights of Gallipoli where the Lone Pine grew… to see that the hazy Turkish horizon was as impossible to reach as a castle in the clouds. And you can imagine, in one minute’s silence, as the Turkish fighters stood strong and straight in their freezing trenches… that the dream they dreamed, of going home, circled like a dove that might soon settle in quietened hearts.

In one minute’s silence, you can imagine the Anzacs strengthening their front lines as if to fight through every hour of every day of the bitter Turkish winter… yet in secret they were preparing to leave the cliffs and beaches of Gallipoli seven days before Christmas in 1915. But can you imagine, in one minute’s silence, as the Turkish fighters looked down from the cliffs… that the Anzacs were binding their boots in cloth, leaving presents and notes, and rifles rigged to fire, and about to make their way down to the sea and the waiting ships.

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