First published in 1984, this is the tale of a child of the slums, a murderer's widow, and a convicted prostitute. The tale of Mary Waterhouse who rises from her sordid beginnings in London's underworld to become the wife of a liberal politician - with a shocking secret of his own.
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About the Author
Hilary Bailey is a British writer and editor, born in 1936. She is the author of a biography of Vera Brittain, she edited volumes 7-10 of the 'New Worlds Quarterly' series and among her varied works are 19 books of fiction, including famously Mrs Rochester, the sequel to Jane Eyre and most recently, Fifty- First State (2008).
She has just completed her latest book, and is now working on a drama, with Leonora Rose-Aqotu, centred on the life of Caribbean slave, Mary Prince.