Arrow, 1954 - 380 pages
Daphne Du Maurier's story of sex, society and scandal, based on the life of her great-great-grandmother. Cockney girl Mary Anne has known the grinding heel of poverty. Now, with beauty, brains and ambition, and the glittering decadence of Regency London to sustain her, she becomes a Royal mistress.
What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
Adam Alley answer asked Attorney-General Bill Bob Farquhar boys brother Burnell Burton called Captain Sandon carriage Charley clan Mackenzie Colonel French Colonel Wardle Commander-in-Chief course Court Coxhead-Marsh daughter dear dinner door Dowler drawing-room Duke of Kent Duke of York eyes face father Folkestone Francis Wright friends gave gentlemen George Gloucester Place gone hand head heard honour Isobel James Burton Joseph Clarke knew lady laughed letters live lodgings looked Lord lordship Loughton ma'am madam Major Dodd married Martha Mary Anne Clarke matter mind morning mother never night Ogilvie once paper pounds Prince promise Royal Highness Russell Manners sent servant shoulders smiled stairs stared stepfather Street Tavistock Place Taylor tell there's thing thought told Tom Taylor turned uncle Tom waiting Westbourne Place Weybridge What's window witness woman word young