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  • Title: Duchess
  • Author: Josephine Edgar
  • ISBN: 9780312220853
  • Page: 164
  • Format: Hardcover
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      Published :2019-09-07T17:05:04+00:00

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    1. What happens to an ambitious girl of low birth but natural grace who wants to make it in the rough-and-tumble classist world of late Victorian London?Viola Corbett and her mousy friend Betsy travel to London from Leeds, two shopgirls intent on making it in the big city. Well, Viola is intent on seeing the world and, hopefully, finding a rich man to love. Betsy is pretty much only along for the ride because she's an orphan and Viola's affection for her - as one would have for a pet - is the only [...]

    2. Duchess draws you in slowly, so that you don't realize you are enthralled until you can't put the book down. Josephine Edgar creates a heroine that you can admire and question at the same time, but you cannot forget. Writing about an independent young woman living in England in the early 1900's (the events at the beginning take place a year after the Empress of Austria was assassinated, which was in 1898), Edgar recreates this part of history masterfully. From detailed descriptions of the styles [...]

    3. Not as good as I expected. It's more like a plain dull story, not romantic, suspense or anything you can describe as the genre of it.

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