The Criminal Conversation of Mrs. Norton
Victorian England's Scandal of the Century and the Fallen Socialite Who Changed Women's Lives Forever
|Publication Date:||Sep 2013|
| Publisher:||Chicago Review Press, Incorporated|
| Book Format:||Ebook|
|List Price:||USD $23.99|
| Book Description: |
A forgotten heroine of the women’s rights movement is rescued from obscurity in this biography of Caroline Norton, a respected poet, songwriter, and socialite whose 1836 adultery trial rocked Victorian England. When George Norton accused his wife of having an affair with the British Prime Minister he sparked what was considered “the scandal of the century.” Though she was declared innocent, the humiliated George locked...