Clarissa was born into wealth and privilege, as a child, shooting and hunting were the norm and pigeons were flown in from Cairo for supper. Her mother was an Australian heiress, her father was a brilliant surgeon to the Royal family. But he was also a tyrannical and violent drunk who used to beat her and force her to eat carrots with slugs still clinging to them. Clarissa was determined and clever, though, and her ambition led her to a career in the law. At the age of 21, she was the youngest ever woman to be called to the ...

Spilling the Beans 2009, Hodder & Stoughton, London, England

ISBN-13: 9780340933893

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Spilling the Beans 2007, Hodder & Stoughton Ltd, London

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