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A harlot's progress

Author: David Dabydeen
Publisher: London : Jonathan Cape, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This tale reinvents William Hogarth's famous painting of 1732 which tells the story of a whore, a jewish merchant, a magistrate and a quack doctor, bound together by sexual and financial greed.

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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
Fiction
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Dabydeen, David.
Harlot's progress.
London : Jonathan Cape, 1999
(OCoLC)607387652
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Dabydeen
ISBN: 0224059726 9780224059725
OCLC Number: 40714375
Awards: Shortlisted for James Tait Black Memorial Book Prizes: Fiction 2000.
Description: 279 p. ; 22 cm.
Responsibility: David Dabydeen.
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