The Merry Mistress

The Merry Mistress

by Judith Saxton, Annie Aldington
     
 

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Little Nell Gwyn grew up in a London slum. From a cockney sparrow quick with a curse and quicker with a laugh, she became the most successful comedy actress of her day. But despite the hard work necessary in the competitive theatrical world, she became the mistress first of a nobleman, next of the theatre's leading man, and finally of King Charles II himself. She

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Overview

Little Nell Gwyn grew up in a London slum. From a cockney sparrow quick with a curse and quicker with a laugh, she became the most successful comedy actress of her day. But despite the hard work necessary in the competitive theatrical world, she became the mistress first of a nobleman, next of the theatre's leading man, and finally of King Charles II himself. She left the stage after only six star years, but her beauty, wit and charm ensured that she would not be forgotten by her other lovers—the English.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781842834725
Publisher:
Soundings, Limited
Publication date:
04/28/2005
Series:
Soundings Series
Edition description:
Unabridged, 4 Cassettes, 5 hrs. 30 mins.
Product dimensions:
6.50(w) x 8.70(h) x 1.30(d)

Meet the Author

Judith Saxton has built up a formidable reputation as one of Britain's best present day writers of women's fiction, and is among the top PLR earners in the country. She was born and brought up in Norfolk but for many years has lived with her family in North Wales. A lover of the countryside, she likes her characters to inhabit areas she knows well, and frequently uses both areas as settings.

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