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The Resource A factory of cunning, Philippa Stockley

A factory of cunning, Philippa Stockley

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A factory of cunning
Title
A factory of cunning
Statement of responsibility
Philippa Stockley
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • "Set in late eighteenth-century England, Philippa Stockley's American debut gives us a wickedly delightful but deadly serious battle of the wills and the sexes. It begins with the arrival in London of the mysterious Mrs. Fox--on the run from a scandalous French past--who takes a new identity, determined to reinvent herself. She must pit her formidable skills for revenge against Earl Much, a British aristocrat with no less notorious a past and easily her match in sinfulness and intrigue. Between these two swirls a story featuring venal lords, wronged maidens, and reprobate clergymen, transporting readers from bawdy houses to country estates--places where the pleasures of the flesh are both high comedy and serious business. A Factory of Cunning takes readers to the world immortal-ized in Dangerous Liaisons. And, like Michel Faber's The Crimson Petal and the White, the vividly rendered setting and characters give the thrill of a fresh discovery."--Publisher's website
  • Assuming a new identity to put distance between herself and her scandalous French past, Mrs. Fox pits her formidable skills for revenge against a notorious earl, in a story involving venal lords, wronged maidens, and reprobate clergymen
Summary
Assuming a new identity to put distance between herself and her scandalous French past, Mrs. Fox pits her formidable skills for revenge against a notorious earl, in a story involving venal lords, wronged maidens, and reprobate clergymen
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Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
354957
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Stockley, Philippa
Dewey number
823/.92
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6119.T65
LC item number
F33 2005
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • London (England)
  • Aristocracy (Social class)
  • Women immigrants
  • Scandals
  • Revenge
  • Aristocracy (Social class)
  • Revenge
  • Scandals
  • Women immigrants
  • England
Target audience
adult
Label
A factory of cunning, Philippa Stockley
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Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm56924892
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st U.S. ed.
Extent
355 pages
Isbn
9780151011728
Lccn
2004025589
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)56924892
Label
A factory of cunning, Philippa Stockley
Link
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm56924892
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st U.S. ed.
Extent
355 pages
Isbn
9780151011728
Lccn
2004025589
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)56924892

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