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Valentine Grey

Author: Sandi Toksvig
Publisher: London : Virago, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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London 1897 and a young girl, Valentine Grey, arrives in England. She's been brought up in the remote and sunny climes of India and finds being forced into corsets and skirts in damp and cold country insufferable. The only bright spot: her exciting cousin, Reggie. Reggie, and his lover Frank seek out the adventure the clandestine bars and streets of London offer and are happy to include Valentine in their secret,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
War stories
Fiction
History
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sandi Toksvig
ISBN: 9781844088331 1844088332 9781844088317 1844088316 9781844088324 1844088324
OCLC Number: 830353687
Notes: Originally published: 2012.
Awards: Long-listed for Green Carnation Prize 2012 (UK)
Long-listed for Green Carnation Prize 2012
Description: 341 pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Sandi Toksvig.

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