The Disgrace of Kitty Grey (Paperback)Mary Hooper (author)
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Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Number of pages: 288
Weight: 200 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 19 mm
Deliciously funny, thoughtful and atmospheric -- Amanda Criag * The Times *
More wonderfully atmospheric historical romance from Hooper, set in the time of Jane Austin * The Bookseller *
I loved the gripping story of dairymaid Kitty Grey who travels to London on a quest. Beautifully researched, it evokes below stairs Jane Austen in Dickens' London! * Caroline Lawrence *
Superb . . . Hooper is a wise and charming writer -- Philip Womack * Literary Review *
Hooper's storylines pack a 21st-century punch . . . Historical fiction worthy of the genre -- Amanda Foreman * New York Times *
Praise for Velvet: Powerfully plotted . . . almost a teen version of Sarah Waters' Affinity with a bit of Jacqueline Wilson's Hetty Feather thrown in * Independent on Sunday *
Praise for Fallen Grace: By any standards, an exceptional novel . . . the gift for taking historical situations and making them emotionally engaging is far too rare . . . after six historical novels, this one is Hooper's breakthrough and its characterisation, plotting and atmosphere are first-rate and deserve prizes . . . Not since Philip Pullman's The Ruby in the Smoke has there been such a gorgeous evocation of Victorian life - or so satisfying a conclusion -- Amanda Craig * The Times *
This wonderfully atmospheric story, set in Victorian London, will draw in teenage girls with its blend of sadness, hardship and redemption . . . A sensitive and tautly-plotted novel, intelligently told * Daily Mail *
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