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Sedition

Author: Katharine Grant
Publisher: New York : Henry Holt and Company, Henry Holt & Co, 2014. 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
"The setting: London, 1794. The problem: Four nouveau riche fathers with five marriageable daughters. The plan: The young women will learn to play the piano, give a concert for young Englishmen who have titles but no fortunes, and will marry very well indeed. The complications: The lascivious (and French) piano teacher; the piano maker's jealous (and musically gifted) daughter; the one of these marriageable  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
History
Romans, nouvelles, etc
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Katharine Grant
ISBN: 9780805099928 0805099921
OCLC Number: 1054980879
Description: 256 pages
Responsibility: Katharine Grant.

Abstract:

"The setting: London, 1794. The problem: Four nouveau riche fathers with five marriageable daughters. The plan: The young women will learn to play the piano, give a concert for young Englishmen who have titles but no fortunes, and will marry very well indeed. The complications: The lascivious (and French) piano teacher; the piano maker's jealous (and musically gifted) daughter; the one of these marriageable daughters with a mating plan of her own. While it might be a truth universally acknowledged that aman in possession of a title and no money must be in want of a fortune, what does a sexually awakened young woman want? In her wickedly alluring romp through the late-Georgian London, Italian piano making, and tightly-fitted Polonaise gowns, Katharine Grant has written a startling and provocative debut"--

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