The French Lesson -

The French Lesson

By the award-winning and Sunday Times bestselling author of THE FIVE



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Rivetting, atmospheric novel of female espionage and revenge set in the French Revolution by the Sunday Times No. 1 bestselling and highly acclaimed author of THE FIVE and COVENT GARDEN LADIES 'A thrilling novel of female intrigue, betrayal and revenge. Read it!' LUCY WORSLEY 'Dark and delicious' Red Magazine 'Utterly gripping and highly relevant' SIMON SEBAG-MONTEFIORE _____________________ Fear your neighbour. Praise the Republic. Preach liberty. Hate monarchy. Speak in whispers. Trust no-one. Revolutionary Paris, 1792- As the city spirals into bloodshed, Henrietta Lightfoot a young Englishwoman runs for refuge to the sumptuous home of Grace Dalrymple, notorious courtesan to the aristocracy. But loyalties are tested when she meets Agnes de Buffon, committed revolutionary and mistress of the most powerful man in France. Trapped in an unpredictable game between two dangerous women, Henrietta is about to learn a brutal lesson. A tale of friendship and loyalty in tumultuous times, The French Lesson is a gripping drama of female power and influence, as the women written out of history tell their own astonishing story of ingenuity and sacrifice. PERFECT FOR FANS OF HARLOTS and BRIDGERTON ___________________ 'A gleefully modern retelling of a juicy chapter in history' The Times 'Rubenhold unfolds a complicated plot with great dexterity' Sunday Times

Product code: 9781784162153

ISBN 9781784162153
Dimensions (HxWxD in mm) H198xW127xS23
No. Of Pages 368
Publisher Transworld Publishers Ltd
Henrietta Lightfoot trips on her silk gown as she runs for her life along the bloodstained streets of revolutionary Paris. She finds refuge in the lavish home of Grace Dalyrmple Elliott, one of the old regime's most powerful courtesans. But heads are beginning to roll.