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Courtesan'S Revenge By Frances Wilson

Courtesan'S Revenge
by Frances Wilson

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In a biography of style and energy, Frances Wilson makes use of previously unseen letters, law reports and confidential Government correspondence to reveal the true story of the sexual celebrity who blackmailed the British aristocracy and held even the king to ransom.
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Courtesan'S Revenge by Frances Wilson

In a biography of style and energy, Frances Wilson makes use of previously unseen letters, law reports and confidential Government correspondence to reveal the true story of the sexual celebrity who blackmailed the British aristocracy and held even the king to ransom. Harriette Wilson was the most desired and the most dangerous woman in Regency London. This biography reveals for the first time the true story behind her sensational life and scandalous 'Memoirs'. When her former lovers - including much of the British aristocracy - turned against her, she knew exactly how to take revenge ...

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About Frances Wilson


Frances Wilson is the author of Literary Seductions, which was praised by Alain de Botton as 'psychologically rich and wise', and The Courtesan's Revenge, which was described as "a wonderful biography ... Witty and sharp' by Jane Ridley in the Spectator. She lives in London with her daughter.

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GOR001405767
Courtesan'S Revenge by Frances Wilson
Frances Wilson
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Faber & Faber
2004-02-05
384
0571205240
9780571205240
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