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The fair fight

Author: Anna Freeman
Publisher: London : Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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I sat before my tambour hoop but I did not sew. I thought of split lips, flying teeth and red blood on white linen. Born in a Bristol brothel at the end of the eighteenth century, Ruth Webber, her toe upon the scratch, is ready to face all comers. Lady Charlotte Sinclair, scarred with small pox and bullied by her boorish brother, is on the verge of smashing the bonds of convention that have held her for so long.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
Fiction
History
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Anna Freeman
ISBN: 9780297871972 0297871978 0297871951 9780297871958
OCLC Number: 889550029
Description: 436 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Anna Freeman.

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For fans of Sarah Waters and THE CRIMSON PETAL AND THE WHITE, a vibrant tale of female boxers and their scheming patrons in 18th-century Bristol.  Read more...

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The Fair Fight is a hugely exciting and entertaining novel, written with warmth, charm, authority and, above all, terrific flair. I loved it. SARAH WATERS (A) cracking debut... It is a lively, Read more...

 
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