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The Petticoat Men

The Petticoat Men (Paperback)

By Ewing, Barbara

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The Victorian gossipmongers called them The Petticoat Men. But to young widow Mattie Stacey, they are Freddie and Ernest, her gentlemen lodgers. It is Mattie who admires their sparkling gowns, makes their extravagant hats and laughs at their stories of attending society balls dre...ssed up as the glamorous 'Fanny' and 'Stella'. But one fateful night Fanny and Stella are arrested, and Mattie and her family are dragged into a shocking court trial, described in newspapers all over England as 'The Scandal of the Century'. Outraged, Mattie is determined to save her family from ruin, and her friends from shame and penury. She embarks on a brave journey to expose the establishment's hypocrisy - including the involvement of Mr Gladstone the Prime Minister, and the Prince of Wales. For Fanny and Stella are dangerous ladies, and these are dangerous times...
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ISBN 9781781859834
Released NZ 25 May 2015
Publisher Head of Zeus
Format Paperback
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ISBN-13 9781781859834
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; delivery usually 15-20 working days due to covid19 delays
Publisher Head of Zeus
Imprint Head of Zeus
Released 25 May 2015
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Ewing, Barbara
Category Historical Fiction
Number of Pages 480
Dimensions Width: 129mm
Height: 198mm
Spine: 31mm
Dewey Code 823.914
Weight 326g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
Library of Congress Great Britain - Fiction - History - Victoria, 1837-1901
NBS Text Historical & Mythological Fiction
ONIX Text General/trade