Lady Diana Cooper

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(1892–1986) Née Manners, actress and hostess, remembered as the model for characters in works by Arnold Bennett and Evelyn Waugh. She published three volumes of memoirs, The Rainbow Comes and Goes (1958), The Light of Common Day (1959), and Trumpets from the Steep (1960).

From The Oxford Companion to English Literature in Oxford Reference.

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