The Age of Scandal
Publish date: December 9th 2010
Publisher: Faber & Faber
Pages no: 288
Edition language: English
T.H. White gives us a brief tour of more-or-less Regency society that seems to have no point except to humorously repeat the most scandalous/bitchy/salacious gossip of the era and poke fun at major figures of the time, largely through extended quotations from contemporaries. In doing so he reveals p...
T. H. White has got hold of some excellent gossip and now he wants to dish.All of these fantastic anecdotes were more than a century old when he wrote this book and closer by now to two, but that in no way diminishes the desire to pass them on. If anything, it lends an urgency to the enterprise: Whi...