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26%OFFPhilippa Gregory - A Respectable Trade - 9780006473374 - V9780006473374
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A Respectable Trade

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Description for A Respectable Trade Paperback. The devastating consequences of the slave trade in 18th century are explored through the powerful but impossible attraction of well-born Frances and her slave, Mehuru. From the bestselling author of The Other Boleyn Girl. Num Pages: 512 pages. BIC Classification: FV. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 129 x 32. Weight in Grams: 368.
From the bestselling author of The Other Boleyn Girl. Bristol in 1787 is booming, from its stinking docks to its elegant new houses. Josiah Cole, a small dockside trader, is prepared to gamble everything to join the big players of the city. But he needs ready cash and a well-connected wife. An arranged marriage to Frances Scott is a mutually convenient solution. Trading her social contacts for Josiah’s protection, Frances enters the world of the Bristol ... Read more

Product Details

Format
Paperback
Publication date
1996
Publisher
HarperCollins
Condition
New
Number of Pages
512
Place of Publication
London, United Kingdom
ISBN
9780006473374
SKU
V9780006473374
Shipping Time
Usually ships in 5 to 9 working days
Ref
99-99

About Philippa Gregory
Philippa Gregory is an internationally renowned author of historical novels. She holds a PhD in eighteenth-century literature from the University of Edinburgh. Works that have been adapted for television include A Respectable Trade, The Other Boleyn Girl and The Queen's Fool. The Other Boleyn Girl is now a major film, starring Scarlett Johansson, Natalie Portman and Eric Bana. Philippa Gregory ... Read more

Reviews for A Respectable Trade
‘The great roar and sweep of history is successfully braided into the intimate daily detail of this compelling and intelligent book’ Penny Perrick, THE TIMES ‘Philippa Gregory is a very good storyteller indeed’ SUNDAY TIMES ‘Subtle ... Read more

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