Whatever Next?: Lessons from an Unexpected Life

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SKU: 9781529395761 Categories: , Tag: Author: Anne GlenconnerPublication Date: 17th Nov 2022Format: Paperback / softbackPages: 304Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton

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Anne Glenconner’s glittering life hasn’t always been golden. As she revealed in her astonishing bestselling memoir Lady in Waiting, it has been one of stark contrasts – from growing up in the splendour of Holkham Hall to living in a tent in the jungle of Mustique, from travelling the world with Princess Margaret to coping with her wildly unpredictable husband Lord Glenconner. She has also survived the loss of two of her sons and nursed a third son back from a coma.

Now in her ninetieth year, and at her happiest, Anne brings her bracing honesty, characteristic wit, and courage to reflect on and reveal more about her long and unexpected life, and what it’s taught her.

As a wife, she became a master in the art of keeping the peace, knowing when to pick her battles, and when she needed help. As a hostess, she acquired great practical skills in throwing marvellous parties and looking after magnificent homes, and, as a lady in waiting, became well versed in diplomacy and etiquette. It was as a mother she learnt the toughest lessons of all, and through them the value of friendship, family, and laughter to get her through the worst moments in life, as well as celebrate the best of them.

Anne Glenconner’s Whatever Next? is the richly entertaining proof that staying open to every new adventure and being ready for whatever happens sets an inspiring example for us all.

Whatever Next?: Lessons from an Unexpected Life
14.99