Mistress of my fate

by Hallie Rubenhold | 13 September 2012
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Categories: Historical fiction
For fans of BBC TV's hit series BRIDGERTON and HARLOTS 'A remarkable picture of a fascinating age' DAILY EXPRESS ' A full-blooded historical' INDEPENDENT _____________________ My tale is not for the faint of heart. Born illegitimate in eighteenth-century England, Henrietta Lightfoot confesses the truth about her scandalous life in this candid and astonishing coming-of-age. After fleeing her childhood home for London without a penny, Henrietta falls face first into a demi-monde of rakes, rogues, wits, pimps and courtesans. Forced to fend for herself, she begins to realize true liberty is a man's privilege. Can Henrietta survive as an independent woman in a world designed for men? In this deliciously fast-paced novel, Rubenhold illuminates the dark lives of the women written out of eighteenth-century literature by the great male writers. Vibrant and full-blooded, it is an unputdownable picaresque story for our times 'Two parts Lizzie Bennett and Tom Jones's Sophia Western to one part Moll Flanders' INDEPENDENT 'Combines extraordinary bawdiness with silky sophistication' DAILY EXPRESS
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For fans of BBC TV's hit series BRIDGERTON and HARLOTS 'A remarkable picture of a fascinating age' DAILY EXPRESS ' A full-blooded historical' INDEPENDENT _____________________ My tale is not for the faint of heart. Born illegitimate in eighteenth-century England, Henrietta Lightfoot confesses the truth about her scandalous life in this candid and astonishing coming-of-age. After fleeing her childhood home for London without a penny, Henrietta falls face first into a demi-monde of rakes, rogues, wits, pimps and courtesans. Forced to fend for herself, she begins to realize true liberty is a man's privilege. Can Henrietta survive as an independent woman in a world designed for men? In this deliciously fast-paced novel, Rubenhold illuminates the dark lives of the women written out of eighteenth-century literature by the great male writers. Vibrant and full-blooded, it is an unputdownable picaresque story for our times 'Two parts Lizzie Bennett and Tom Jones's Sophia Western to one part Moll Flanders' INDEPENDENT 'Combines extraordinary bawdiness with silky sophistication' DAILY EXPRESS
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41 Reward Points

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€13.99
In stock online
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Eligible for free delivery
Quantity:
41 Reward Points

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