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User Review  - DeltaQueen50 - LibraryThing

The Dressmaker by Kate Alcott is the story of Tess Collins a young seamstress who agrees to work as Lady Duff-Gordon’s maid while aboard the Titanic in order to realize her dream of going to America ... Read full review

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User Review  - kaylaraeintheway - LibraryThing

The Dressmaker is about the hearings in New York and Washington D.C. after the sinking of the Titanic. Lady Lucile and Lord Cosmo Duff Gordon (along with many of the other rich survivors of the ... Read full review

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User Review  - PatienceFortitude - LibraryThing

Fascinating account of the aftermath of the sinking of the Titanic, combining fictional characters and those drawn from history. I'm left thinking-- in historical fiction, is there such a thing as a spoiler? Read full review

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User Review  - anissaannalise - LibraryThing

This was quite an enjoyable story & it moved at a good clip.I couldn't stop turning the pages because I needed to know Tess would be alright & so would Jim. I very much liked that Tess really took ... Read full review

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User Review  - TFS93 - LibraryThing

I loved the aspects of the book that dealt with the ship, the sinking, the aftermath, the trial, and the dressmaking. I didn't love Tess's love story. Her falling in love so quickly with two people ... Read full review

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User Review  - Supera710 - LibraryThing

I admit, I'm a sucker for books about the Titanic, and I enjoyed The Dressmaker's spin on it. I liked that one of the main characters, Lady Lucille Duff Gordon, was a real person on the ship, and Kate ... Read full review

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User Review  - wagner.sarah35 - LibraryThing

The Dressmaker presents the harrowing tale of Tess Collins, a maid from Cherbourg with dreams of designing clothes. Desperate to escape a servant's life and start fresh, Tess boldly manages to secure ... Read full review

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User Review  - ForSix - LibraryThing

So far this year I have read may novels. The Dressmaker is hands down my favorite 2012 read. There is something so wonderful about this story. It encompasses hope, inspiration and courage at one of ... Read full review

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User Review  - PrescottKris - LibraryThing

I loved this book! I read it under two days, I just couldn't put it down. Read full review

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User Review  - sunnydrk - LibraryThing

A wonderful read. Engaging characters and a compelling plot. I need to find more Kate Alcott books to read. Read full review


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