The Courtesan's Revenge: The Life of Harriette Wilson, the Woman Who Blackmailed the King (Paperback)Frances Wilson (author)
Paperback Published: 05/02/2004
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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. 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 ...
Publisher: Faber & Faber
Weight: 305 g
Dimensions: 196 x 126 x 26 mm
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