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White mischief

James Fox

White mischief

by James Fox

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Published by Random House in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Kenya,
  • Nairobi.,
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Erroll, Josslyn Hay, Earl of, 1901-1941,
    • Broughton, Henry Delves, Sir, 1883-1942,
    • Murder -- Kenya -- Nairobi,
    • British -- Kenya -- History -- 20th century,
    • Upper class -- Great Britain -- Biography

    • Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      StatementJames Fox.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV6535.K43 N343 1982
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 299 p., [16] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages299
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3505601M
      ISBN 100394509188
      LC Control Number82042800

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Nov 18,  · White Mischief: The Murder of Lord Erroll by James Fox is a Open Road Media Publication. I was provided a copy of this book by the publisher and Netgalley in exchange for an honest review.

This book examines the infamous case of Lord Erroll and the wild and kinky goings on of the upper class English while vacationing in Kenya/5.

Jul 23,  · In addition to the international bestseller White Mischief, he is the author of The Langhorne Sisters and the coauthor of White mischief book, Keith Richards’s autobiography.

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The result was the book White Mischief which was published in The title came from Black Mischief, Evelyn Waugh's satirical novel set in the mythical African kingdom of Azania. The New York Times called it "a fascinating book."Music by: George Fenton.

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Lady Idina Sackville was generally known as a rampant promiscuous toff, one who enjoyed creating scandal and being the centre of attention, like many of her selfish and narcissistic peers in the Happy Valley set.4/5(). Nov 10,  · Directed by Michael Radford. With Sarah Miles, Joss Ackland, Greta Scacchi, Charles Dance.

In s Kenya, a married couple join other affluent British expatriates in a lifestyle of recklessness and excess, but soon find themselves in a troubling situation/10(K).

Based on one of the most scandalous murders in British history, White Mischief transpires in Kenya at a time just before the beginning of World War II. Jock Broughton (Joss Ackland) is a wealthy 80%. Terrific retelling of the true story of the murder of Lord Erroll, in January He was a leading light in a group of white settlers in Kenya, whose community was called "Happy Valley", and was notorious as a hotbed of scandal.

Most of the people in the book are dramatically unlikeable, but one keeps on reading in a sort of fascinated horror.4/5(2). Jan 01,  · White Mischief: The Murder Of Lord Erroll Published by hotellewin.com User, 16 years ago This is a simply fascinating book for anyone interested in colonial Africa, murder mysteries and just plain good writing.5/5(5).

Oct 12,  · "It is a measure of James Fox's remarkable achievement that in White Mischief he not only produces an impeccably researched and lucidly written "last word" on this notorious case but also brings these astonishing people and their perplexed lives so vividly and compellingly to life" (William Boyd)/5(50).

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The antics of the Happy Valley set were highlighted in books and films such as White Mischief, which dramatised the trial of Jock Delves Broughton for the murder of Josslyn Hay, 22nd Earl of Erroll; and The Happy Valley, Juanita Carberry's account of.Mar 17,  · 10 Strange Amazon Products Ethan Bought Mark Because He Doesn't Know How to Spend Money Responsibly - Duration: Unus Annus Recommended for you.

New.Jun 01,  · ‘White Mischief is a fascinating account of the background to the Class A drug. Full of surprising drug anecdotes about famous people, White Mischief is a wealth of information about not just cocaine but morphine, heroin, marijuana and LSD – intelligent, informative, intriguing and, in many ways, as addictive as the drug whose history it relates’ - Sunday Express.