The Scandalous Lady W : An Eighteenth-Century Tale of Sex, Scandal and Divorce (by the bestselling author of The Five) Paperback / softback
'Deliciously lurid' Sunday TimesThe Sunday Times bestselling author of The Five exposes the divorce that scandalised 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 publicised 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 throws open a window to a rarely seen view of Georgian England, one coloured by passion, adventure and the defiance of social convention. Originally published with the title Lady Worsley's Whim.
- Format: Paperback / softback
- Pages: 320 pages
- Publisher: Vintage Publishing
- Publication Date: 02/07/2015
- Category: Biography: historical, political & military
- ISBN: 9781784701932
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