The Adventures of Sylvia Scarlett

The Adventures of Sylvia Scarlett

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Publisher's Synopsis

With the spirited and unforgettable Sylvia Scarlett, a character acclaimed as being 'one of the few really great women in fiction', Compton Mackenzie brings us his very own Becky Sharp. Originally published in two volumes, this complete edition follows her fortunes from childhood and marriage, through her escape into prostitution and her later career as a singer and cabaret artiste, until at last she finds romance with Michael Fane.

A tale weaved with Dickensian skill and humour in characterisation, THE ADVENTURES OF SYLVIA SCARLETT holds its place as one of the most vital and picaresque romances of the twentieth century.

Book information

ISBN: 9781848547681
Publisher: John Murray Press
Imprint: John Murray
Pub date:
Edition: Reprint
DEWEY: 823.912
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Number of pages: 586
Weight: 414g
Height: 160mm
Width: 199mm
Spine width: 39mm