Nancy Freeman-Mitford (28 November 1904 – 30 June 1973), styled The Hon. Nancy Mitford before her marriage and The Hon. Mrs Peter Rodd thereafter, was an English novelist and biographer, one of the Bright Young People on the London social scene in the inter-war years. She is best remembered for her series of novels about upper-class life in England and France, particularly the four published after... more »
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''Frogs are slightly better than Huns or Wops, but abroad is unutterably bloody and foreigners are fiends.''Nancy Mitford (1904-1973), British author. Uncle Matthew, in The Pursuit of Love, ch. 15 (1945). "Uncle Matthew's four years in France and Italy b...