Historical fiction about Prince Edward VII, Prince of Wales and heir to the throne, and Lillie Langtry, a stunningly beautiful woman, elegant sensualist and model to the greatest painters of the age.
Recently, I became increasingly perturbed over a twisting of facts which has led far too many people to regard Father as a cardboard puppet, manipulated by anyone with the urge to try, dependent on Mother for strength and wisdom. She, in turn, is looked upon as a latter-day Joan of Arc, incapable of error or sin. Neither portrait contains the faintest element of truth. Mother, whose idolaters are largely responsible for this mangling of the record of yesterday, would have been among the first to acknowledge that.
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