Mistress of My Fate - The Confessions of Henrietta Lightfoot

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Perfect fiction for fans of BBC TV's hit series BRIDGERTON and HARLOTS

'A remarkable picture of a fascinating age' Daily Express
'A full-blooded historical' Independent
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My tale is not for the faint of heart.

Born illegitimate in eighteenth-century England, the scandalous Henrietta Lightfoot gives us her version of the truth about her criminal life in this delicious coming-of-age.

Fleeing her childhood home for the big city, Henrietta is now swimming in the London underworld of rakes, rogues, sharks, pimps and courtesans - she quickly sees that true liberty is a man's privilege.

What must Henrietta do to survive in a world designed for men?

Gripping, twisty, shocking, MISTRESS OF MY FATE illuminates the dark lives of the women written out by the masters of eighteenth-century literature. Vibrant and full-blooded, it is an irresistible picaresque story for our times

'Two parts Lizzie Bennett and Tom Jones's Sophia Western to one part Moll Flanders' INDEPENDENT

'Combines extraordinary bawdiness with silky sophistication' DAILY EXPRESS

Book information

ISBN: 9780552162517
Publisher: Transworld
Imprint: Corgi Books
Pub date:
Edition: 1st paperback ed
DEWEY: 823.92
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Number of pages: 505
Weight: 358g
Height: 199mm
Width: 128mm
Spine width: 33mm