Author(s): Anne Sebba
Acclaimed biographer Sebba offers the first full scale biography of Wallis Simpson, exploring the mind of one of the most glamorous and reviled figures of the 20th century--and one of the most talked about women of her generation.
Bestselling biography of the enduringly fascinating Wallis Simpson
Madonna's new film fictionalises the affair between Edward VIII and Wallis Simpson, while this Life tells the true story. DAILY TELEGRAPH 20120107 The publication of this intriguing reassessment of her [Simpson's] controversial life could not be more timely...an illuminating and absorbing read. -- Katherine Whitbourn DAILY MAIL 20120120 Commendably restrained...Sebba's real coup is the discover of letters between Wallis and Ernest, dated long after she had become involved with Edwadrd. INDEPENDENT ON SUNDAY 20120122 A well-rounded and often movign portrait CAMBRIDGESHIRE JOURNAL 20120201
Anne Sebba read History at King's College London then joined Reuters as a foreign correspondent based in London and Rome. She has written eight works of non-fiction, mostly about iconic women, presented BBC radio documentaries, and is an accredited Nadfas lecturer. She is married with three children.