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:||Hardback|
|List Price:||USD $29.95|
| Book Description: |
Westminster, London, June 22, 1836. Crowds are gathering at the Court of Common Pleas. On trial is Caroline Sheridan Norton, a beautiful and clever young woman who had been maneuvered into marrying the Honorable George Norton when she was just nineteen. Ten years older, he is a dull, violent, and controlling lawyer, but Caroline is determined not to be a traditional wife. By her early twenties, Caroline has become a respected poet and songwriter, clever mimic, and outrageous flirt....