The Scandalous Lady W by Hallie Rubenhold audiobook

The Scandalous Lady W: An Eighteenth-Century Tale of Sex, Scandal and Divorce

By Hallie Rubenhold
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Highbridge Audio 9781784701932
12.15 Hours Unabridged
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It was the divorce that scandalized Georgian England . . . She was a spirited young heiress. He was a handsome baronet with a promising career in government. Their marriage had the makings of a fairy tale but ended as one of the most salacious and highly publicized divorces in history. For over two hundred years the story of Lady Worsley, her vengeful husband, and her lover, George Maurice Bisset, lay forgotten. Now Hallie Rubenhold, in her impeccably researched book, throws open a window to a rarely seen view of Georgian England, one colored by passion, adventure, and the defiance of social convention. The Worsleys' story, their struggles and outrageous lifestyle, promises to shock even modern audiences.

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It was the divorce that scandalized Georgian England . . .

She was a spirited young heiress. He was a handsome baronet with a promising career in government. Their marriage had the makings of a fairy tale but ended as one of the most salacious and highly publicized divorces in history.

For over two hundred years the story of Lady Worsley, her vengeful husband, and her lover, George Maurice Bisset, lay forgotten. Now Hallie Rubenhold, in her impeccably researched book, throws open a window to a rarely seen view of Georgian England, one colored by passion, adventure, and the defiance of social convention. The Worsleys' story, their struggles and outrageous lifestyle, promises to shock even modern audiences.

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Author Bio: Hallie Rubenhold

Author Bio: Hallie Rubenhold

Hallie Rubenhold is a historian and broadcaster and an authority on British eighteenth-century social history. She has written two works of nonfiction to critical acclaim: The Convent Garden Ladies and Lady Worsley’s Whim.In addition to writing books, articles, and reviews, Hallie regularly appears on television in the United Kingdom as an expert contributor to documentaries. She lives in London with her husband.

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Available Formats : Digital Download, CD
Category: Nonfiction/History
Runtime: 12.15
Audience: Adult
Language: English