Sedition: a novel

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Publisher:
Henry Holt and Company,
Pub. Date:
2014.
Edition:
First edition.
Language:
English
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"Extremely impressive . . . . A wonderful read from a born storyteller." --Chris Cleave, New York Times bestselling author of Little Bee

"A wicked sense of humor . . . . Subversive and thrilling . . . It will keep you up all night." -- The New York Times Book Review

"Like Jane Austen on crack cocaine . . . . A triumph of wit and brio." -- The Scotsman

An unforgettable historical tale of piano playing, passions, and female power

The setting of Sedition by Katharine Grant: London, 1794.

The problem: Four nouveau rich fathers with five marriageable daughters.

The plan: The young women will learn to play the piano, give a concert for young Englishmen who have titles but no fortunes, and will marry very well indeed.

The complications: The lascivious (and French) piano teacher; the piano maker's jealous (and musically gifted) daughter; the one of these marriageable daughters with a mating plan of her own.

While it might be a truth universally acknowledged that a man in possession of a title and no money must be in want of a fortune, what does a sexually awakened young woman want? In her wickedly alluring romp through the late-Georgian London, Italian piano making, and tightly-fitted Polonaise gowns, Katharine Grant has written a startling and provocative debut.

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9780805099928
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