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A harlot's progress

Author: David Dabydeen
Publisher: London : Vintage, 2000, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A Harlot's Progress reinvents William Hogarth's famous print of 1732, telling 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: Fiction
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Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Dabydeen
ISBN: 0099288729 9780099288725
OCLC Number: 60404744
Notes: "First published in Great Britain in 1999 by Jonathan Cape."--Title page verso.
Awards: Shortlisted for James Tait Black Memorial Book Prize: Fiction 2000.
Description: 279 pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: David Dabydeen.

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