The Mitford Sisters
Dedicated to the most scandalous bunch of sisters of the 20th century. Diana the Fascist, Jessica the Communist, Unity the Hitler-lover, Nancy the Novelist, Deborah the Duchess and Pamela the unobtrusive poultry connoisseur.
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“ …indeed, with the Radletts, you never could tell. Why, for instance, would Victoria bellow like a bull and half kill Jassy whenever Jassy said, in a certain tone of voice, pointing her finger with a certain look, “Fancy?” I think they hardly knew why, themselves. ”
- Nancy Mitford, Love in a Cold Climate
“ I have only ever read one book in my life, and that is White Fang. It’s so frightfully good I’ve never bothered to read another. ”
Nancy Mitford also from Love in a Cold Climate
This is supposed to be a true quote from her father Lord Redesdale, which Nancy used for a character in her novel.
“ You’ve no idea how long life goes on and how many, many changes it brings. Young people seem to imagine that it’s over in a flash, that they do this thing, or that thing, and then die, but I can assure you they are quite wrong. ”
- Nancy Mitford from her book Love in a Cold Climate