STAR OF THE MORNING The Extraordinary Life of Lady Hester Stanhope

STAR OF THE MORNING The Extraordinary Life of Lady Hester Stanhope

By: Ellis Kirsten

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Ambitious, daring and uncompromising Lady Hester Stanhope was never cut out for a conventional life. After the death of her uncle, the Prime Minister William Pitt the younger, Lady Hester set sail with her lover for the Mediterranean and Con stantinople. Lady Hester was the first Western woman to cross the Syrian desert, where she was hailed by the Bedouin as the Star of the Morning. Hers was a life of adventure and intrigue yet in the years following her death her remarkable story has been largely dismissed until the publication of this ground breaking biography drawing on fresh research from three continents, it ressurrects Hester as a complex courageous woman bringing to life her hidden loves, friendships and ambitions.

Title: STAR OF THE MORNING The Extraordinary Life of Lady Hester Stanhope

Author Name: Ellis Kirsten

Categories: - ADVENTURE, TRAVEL, - SOCIAL HISTORY AND SOCIAL COMMENTS, - BIOGRAPHIES, AUTOBIOGRAPHIES, - TRAVEL BY WOMEN WRITERS,

Edition: 1st Edition

Publisher: Harper Press, London: 2008

ISBN Number: 0007170300

ISBN Number 13: 9780007170302

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Excellent

Jacket Condition: Excellent

Type: Heavy Book Over 500gms

Size: 24 Cm

Seller ID: 2012128

Keywords: Lady Hester Stanhope, Hester Stanhope, Biography, Autobiography, Kirsten Ellis, Travel, Middle East,