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Fred & Edie

Author: Jill Dawson
Publisher: London : Sceptre, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In 1922, Edith Thompson and her young lover Frederick were tried for the murder of Edith's husband. The sensational trial unravelled an illicit love affair, a backstreet abortion, domestic violence,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Fiction
Biographical fiction
Legal stories
Named Person: Frederick Edward Francis Bywaters; Percy Thompson; Edith Thompson; Frederick Edward Francis Bywaters; Edith Thompson; Percy Thompson
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jill Dawson
ISBN: 0340751665 9780340751664 0340751673 9780340751671
OCLC Number: 47849589
Awards: Short-listed for Orange Prize for Fiction 2001
Short-listed for Whitbread Book Awards: Novel Category 2000
Description: 276 pages ; 23 cm
Other Titles: Fred and Edie
Responsibility: Jill Dawson.

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A moving testimony to the desperation of unrequited love * The Times * A haunting exploration of female desire and the tragic consequences when it finds itself repressed and thwarted. * Sunday Times Read more...

 
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