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  • Published: 17th February 2022
  • Agent: James Wills

The Dictator’s Wife

Freya Berry

‘I know you would like to hate me. History is written by the victors, and these are always men…’

The wife of a toppled dictator stands trial for her husband’s crimes.
The world will finally know the truth. But whose?

Visceral and thought provoking, powerful and emotional, haunting and heartbreaking, The Dictator’s Wife will hold you in its grip until its gut-wrenching conclusion.

WOMAN
I learned early in life how to survive. A skill that became vital in my position.

WIFE
I was given no power, yet I was expected to hold my own with the most powerful man in the country.

MOTHER OF THE NATION
My people were my children. I stood between him and them.

I am not the person they say I am.
I am not my husband.
I am innocent.

Do you believe me?

A gripping and timely story, The Dictator’s Wife will keep you turning the pages long into the night…