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Lady Clementine

by Marie Benedict

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Lady Clementine by Marie Benedict
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  • First Published:
    Jan 2020, 336 pages
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    Jul 2020, 416 pages

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In Lady Clementine, Marie Benedict gives readers a unique, personal perspective on many historical events through her vivid fictional portrayal of a notable woman.

First Impressions reviewers thought highly of Marie Benedict's Lady Clementine. 19 out of 20 readers gave it four or five stars, resulting in an overall rating of 4.5.

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Lady Clementine by Marie Benedict is an unusual look at WWl and WWll history from the perspective of Winston Churchill's wife, Clementine. The book is written in her voice. She is a smart, ambitious woman who appears, at times, discontent to ride on his coattails (Janet H). Lady Clementine, a novel as opposed to a biography, portrays Clementine as the person who molded Winston Churchill into the leader he became, the behind-the-scenes adviser in both personal and political matters. The book focuses on the years from their meeting and marriage to the end of World War II, moving from one important date to the next (Carol C).

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