Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

In her third historical novel, Donoghue (Landing, 2007, etc.) portrays a sordid Victorian divorce that roiled the women's suffrage movement.Emily Faithfull, known to her friends as "Fido," thinks she's comfortably settled as the proprietor of the Victoria Press, which trains women as typesetters and printers, and as a respected member of England's nascent feminist leadership. But back into her ... Read full review

Review: The Sealed Letter

Editorial Review - - Norah Piehl

Scandalous charges, shocking countercharges, stained dresses, sealed letters these are the stuff of 20thcentury sex scandals like the Clinton/Lewinsky affair, right? Not so, proves Emma Donoghue in THE SEALED LETTER, a novel set in the Victorian era, centered on a highly publicized divorce case that ruined lives and riveted an entire country. The book's central character is Emily Faithfull ... Read full review

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