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The stately entry hall around us (towering ceilings, crisp Georgian molding) is trimmed with personal details.A softly faded Persian rug extends down the stone corridor.To the right is a room, lined with bookshelves, that is ever-so-slightly strange.There’s a framed antique map of Berkshire, the county nearby; a ship in a bottle; and a gold monogram sculpture (G and A).

“I remember all the stages in my career where I almost didn’t have enough confidence to try for something,” she says, “almost didn’t have the guts to follow something I was excited about doing, because I didn’t know anyone else who’d done it or other people made me question it.” Recently she’s tried to help young women approach similarly unconventional paths in law.“What distinguishes a really great barrister in international-law practice is ,” explains Geoffrey Robertson, a cofounder of Doughty Street Chambers, the firm where Clooney works, and one of the giants of the field.Amal’s laptop is splayed across a cushioned coffee table, and some art books (Bruegel, Gauguin) are stacked sideways on a shelf, near a collection of vintage Penguin paperbacks.The mantel is decorated with wedding photos; the Clooneys love photos above all else.“It was hard to give up the glass of wine in the evening, but even harder to give up the espresso first thing in the morning,” she recalls. ” They bailed on day eleven of three weeks.)We contemplate two rooms off the main entry.To the left is a very correct sitting room (stuffed chairs, a couch, a hearth) decorated with a mix of family photos (Amal’s parents, George’s parents) and photos decidedly not family-like: George and Amal shaking hands with President Obama; George and Amal meeting the pope.

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