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As Good as God, as Clever as the Devil
The Impossible Life of Mary Benson

Rodney Bolt
Publisher:  Atlantic
Year Published:  2011  
Pages:  320pp  
Resource Type:  Book

The biography of Mary Benson, the lesbian wife of the Head of the Church of England at the end of the 19th century. She was loved for her wit by Tennyson, Henry James and Browning. This is the story of an unsung woman and an intellectual history of her time.


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