Sonia Melchett tells of her extraordinary life story with a wit and charm that has come to be expected from an acclaimed author and a legendary society hostess. This record of her personal history follows her dramatic journey from obscurity as a child of Empire to the considerable glamour of her later years.
Sonia Sinclair (Melchett) was born in Nainital in India, where her father was a doctor in the Royal Army Medical Corps. After leaving school, she worked for the BBC and in the Control Commission in Germany. Her eventful marriage to Julian Mond, later Lord Melchett, took her from living in a control tower in Norfolk to riches and acclaim as a leading hostess. Her second husband is Andrew Sinclair, the much respected historian, writer and film-maker.
We are using cookies to give you the best experience on our website.
You can find out more about which cookies we are using or switch them off in settings.
You can adjust all of your cookie settings by navigating the tabs on the left hand side.
Strictly Necessary Cookies should be enabled at all times so that we can save your preferences for cookie settings.
If you disable this cookie, we will not be able to save your preferences. This means that every time you visit this website you will need to enable or disable cookies again.
This website uses Google Analytics to collect anonymous information such as the number of visitors to the site, and the most popular pages.
Keeping this cookie enabled helps us to improve our website.
Please enable Strictly Necessary Cookies first so that we can save your preferences!