|Mary Anne (1954) [Novel]|
by Daphne du Maurier
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(From the publisher):
In the glittering world of Regency London, Mary Anne Clarke had beauty, brains and wit -- but no money.
Spurred on by the demands of a drunken husband, a wastrel brother and four children, she chose an exacting profession, aimed for the top -- and soon became the mistress of the Duke of York.
For her family she raised a fortune by selling military commissions. The scandal rocked the country from palace to Parliament. The Duke was disgraced, the Royal Family shamed...
Original title: Mary Anne
Genre: Fiction→ Historical→ The "royals"
Fiction→ Historical→ European→ British Isles→ England