❦ Sedition free download ➜ Author Katharine Grant – Diclofenac16.us

Sedition Motherless Alathea Sawneyford, Her Charms Grown Disturbing As She Rebels Against Her Father, Has Made The City S Streets Her Own, While Annie Cantabile Is Constrained, By Her Own Disfigurement And Her Father, To His Pianoforte Workshop Under The Shadow Of Tyburn Gibbet One Afternoon The Dusty Workshop Receives A Visitor A Man, Representing An Unscrupulous Band Of City Speculators, Alathea S Father Among Them, Require A Pianoforte And Its Charming Teacher To Find Titled Husbands For All Their Daughters Sisters Evelina And Marianne Stolid Harriet And Pale, Pining Georgiana It Seems An Innocent Enough Plan But These Are Subversive Times And Perhaps Even A Drawing Room Piano Lesson Isn T Exactly What It Seems All Of Which Will Suit Alathea Perfectly Fierce And Bawdy, Uproarious And Exquisite, Sedition Takes Its Plot At A Racing Gallop Bold, Beautiful And Captivating

❦ Sedition  free download ➜ Author Katharine Grant – Diclofenac16.us
  • Unknown Binding
  • 304 pages
  • Sedition
  • Katharine Grant
  • English
  • 26 October 2017
  • 1844089851

    10 thoughts on “❦ Sedition free download ➜ Author Katharine Grant – Diclofenac16.us


  1. says:

    This Advanced Reader Copy was provided to me, free, by the publisher It has in no way impacted the content of this review I had so much hope for this book it had been compared to the work of Sarah Waters, with the temperate of Michel Faber s The Crimson Petal The Scotsman called it Jane Austen on crack or Dickens sating himself at an orgy , and the words drummed up for it s editorials were rowdy, wicked, lust, violence, lasciviousness these are strong descriptions, and if true, This Advanced Reader Copy was provided to me, free, by the publisher It has in no way impacted the content of this review I had so much hope for this book it had been compared to the work of Sarah Waters, with the temperate of Michel Faber s The Crimson Petal The Scotsman called it Jane Austen on crack or Dickens sating himself at an orgy , and the words drummed up for it s editorials were rowdy, wicked, lu...


  2. says:

    This is a wonderfully sly and mischievous book which takes the bare bones of a nineteenth century novel and gives them an audacious makeover A group of mercantile families in 1794 London are keen to marry off their five daughters and so decide to have them give a musical concert to put them on public display and catch husbands But with various plots afoot, the plan goes outrageously wrongGrant writes wonderfully but this is a darker, in places, read than some of the reviews indicate At the This is a wonderfully sly and mischievous book which takes the bare bones of a nineteenth century novel and gives them an audacious makeover A group of merca...


  3. says:

    Well, this is a weird book.I can t really think of anything else I ve read that I would compare it to It s internally consistent, but the tone is a strange mix of humor, tragedy, and prurience.Five young women all the daughters of social climbers Their parents concoct a scheme to have the girls present a musical concert, playing the newfangled pianoforte, in order to lure titled husbands To this end, a piano is acquired and a music master hired However, due to the piano seller s off Well, this is a weird book.I can t really think of anything else I ve read that I would compare it to It s internally consist...


  4. says:

    Cleverly written but darkish satire on English social manners, in which a French music master is bribed into attempting to seduce five young pupils before the concert at which they are to be presented to their future husbands Wicked humor alte...


  5. says:

    A rather silly, but enjoyable enough bit of historic erotica here this book is trying to channel all the bawdy goodness of great classics like Fanny Hill, Dangerous Liasions and Vanity Fair with a dash of The Crimson Petal thrown in for good measure I don t think it manages the brilliance of any of these works, but it does create a story that is worth a few hours reading The story follows a group of girls out to catch themselves titled husbands money is not an issue, but breeding will be s A rather silly, but enjoyable enough bit of historic erotica here this book is trying to channel all the bawdy goodness of great classics like Fanny Hill, Dangerous Liasions and Vanity Fair with a dash of The Crimson Petal thrown in for good measure I don t think it manages the brilliance of any of these works, but it does create a story that is worth a few hours reading The story follows a group of girls out to catch themselves titled husbands money is not an issue, but breeding will be so a plot is hatched to train the girls up on the newly fashionable pianoforte and get them all to perform for prospective husbands This concert will demonstrate their desirability and culture as well as their other attractive qualities Unfortunatey a resentful piano maker has a plot of his own to ruin the chances of each one of these girls, in comes a dashing musi...


  6. says:

    The promotional blurbs make this sound like a fabulous book, one of them compares Sedition to Sarah Water s Fingersmith When I hear a book being compared to Fingersmith I think that means the writing is excellent and the story is amazing and I get all happy and excited thinking about the potential greatness of what I m about to read It s always after I read the book that was compared to Fingersmith that I remember what they really mean when they compare something to Fingersmith the story has The promotional blurbs make this sound like a fabulous book, one of them compares Sedition to Sarah Water s Fingersmith When I hear a book being compared to Fingersmith I think that means the writing is excellent and the story is amazi...


  7. says:

    Delightfully amoral, a wicked tale of seduction that channels both Les Liaisons Dangereuses and The Piano.Several new money families decide to showcase their daughters in the marriage market by purchasing a top notch pianoforte and training up their girls to perform for nobility Instrument maker Cantabile is affronted by the idea of untrained and clumsy girls touching his handmade piece of art He sends Monsiuer Belladroit to the families, ostensibly as their instructor But really to seduce Delightfully amoral, a wicked tale of seduction that channels both Les Liaisons Dangereuses and The Piano.Several new money families decide to showcase their daughters in the marriage market by purchasing a top notch pianoforte and training up their girls to perform for nobility Instrument maker Cantabile is affronted by the idea of untrained and clumsy girls touching his handmade piece of art He sends Monsiuer Belladroit to the families, ostensibly as their instructor But really to seduce them all and foil the marriage schemes.Unexpected turns come from his own daughter, talented musician Annie, born with a disfiguring hare lip, and one of the girls Alathea, cunning and scheming plans of her own Like Dangerous Liasions, the period and theme of seduction fill the story It s light in places, dark in others The girls ...


  8. says:

    I would never have read Sedition if it weren t on the Desmond Elliott longlist it just didn t sound my kind of thing And now I ve read it, I m not sure what sort of a thing it is It s not a satire, or a farce as it s just not funny and it s definitely not sexy I m the last person who would say that a novel should be instantly classifiable, and I usually enjoy something a bit different, but this is just decidedly odd There are too many similar characters with five sets of businessmen, wiv I would never have read Sedition if it weren t on the Desmond Elliott longlist it just didn t sound my kind of thing And now I ve read it, I m not sure what sort of a thing it is It s not a satire, or a farce as it s just not funny and it s definitely not sexy I m the last person who would say that a novel should be instantly classifiable, and I usually enjoy something a bit different, but this is just decidedly odd There are too many similar characters with five sets of businessmen, wives a...


  9. says:

    In London in 1794, four fathers buy a pianoforte for their five daughters, who are to give a concert to attract titled husbands Let the mayhem begin.This book was not what I was expecting when I read the blurb in the bookshop It is dark, deceptive, and quite creepy, yet at the same time it is beautifully written, humorous in places, and exciting It might not suit everyone, but this week it suited me perfectly Trigger content warnings view spoiler incest, grooming, one off the page In London in 1794, four fathers buy a pianoforte for their five daughters, who are to give a concert to attract titled husbands Let the mayhem begin.This book was not what I was expecting when I read the blurb in the bookshop It is dark, deceptive, and quite creepy, yet at the same time it is beautifully written, humorous in places, and exciting It might not suit everyone, but this week it suited me perfectly Trigger content warnings view spoiler incest, grooming, one of...


  10. says:

    This has got to be one of the strangest and most unsettling books I ve ever read In the edgy, offbeat historical fiction genre that I so love, I would compare it most to Fingersmith by Sarah Waters, but this one is fardisquieting ...

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