NOBLE SAVAGES

By Sarah Watling

Synopsis

From the beginning of their lives, the Olivier sisters stood out: emancipated, strikingly beautiful, markedly determined and alarmingly 'wild'. Rupert Brooke was said to be in love with all four of them. In this intimate biography, Sarah Watling brings the sisters in from the margins, tracing lives that span colonial Jamaica, the bucolic life of Victorian progressives, the frantic optimism of Edwardian Cambridge, the bleakness of two world wars, and a host of evolving philosophies for life over the course of the 20th century.

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Narrator Anna Cordell
Length 13hrs 40mins
Catalogue No. 14526
Publisher Clipper Audio; 2020