A factory of cunning by phillipa stockley is a fine example of pretentious writing. I second lilithcats recommendation of quincunx how about possession. It begins with the arrival in london of the mysterious mrs. Buy ebook edge of pleasure by stockley philippa stockley, ebook format, from the dymocks online bookstore. The readers of philippa stockley s a factory of cunning know this from the very moment the ladys satinclad foot steps onto the banks of the thames in 1784. Written in the form of journal entries and letters the reader soon becomes immersed in the seedier side of 18th century london and the complex and immoral plans of a manipulative woman who goes by the name of mrs fox. A factory of cunning by philippa stockley, paperback barnes. Project gutenberg offers 61,246 free ebooks to download. A french noblewoman of dubious and mysterious past navigates the waters of 1784 london in philippa stockley s highly enjoyable romp of a novel, a factory of cunning, composed of letters and journal entries. The edge of pleasure is phillipa stockley s debut novel and was first published in 2002. This book is a part of our nlc book club kit collection, and is the perfect selection to get your book club through the winter doldrums. Listen to what daniel markovitz has to say about his new book, a factory of one.
Feb 04, 2005 a factory of cunning by philippa stockley 362pp, little, brown. Philippa stockley s new novel black lilyis a fast 17thcentury epic set in london, full of murk and poison, with unisex appeal. Liverpool hardman peter stockley secures book deal after 40. The edge of pleasure little, brown and harcourt brace, 2002 and a factory of cunning little, brown and harcourt brace, 2006. Grif stockley books list of books by author grif stockley.
A factory of cunning by philippa stockley book club. Puzzlingly since stockley is a deputy editor of the london evening standard and the author of a wellreceived historical novel, a factory of cunning, the book is further sabotaged by her. Praise for a factory of cunning deliciously wicked. Fox has been scandalized and chased to holland with her loyal maid, victoire. This is a marvelously intriguing, deliciously wicked, and titillatingly voyeuristic outing that transports the reader to a vividly drawn london of 1784. The thing that one misses most from the modern historical novel is the. Search for library items search for lists search for contacts search for a library.
In a factory of cunning, philippa stockley s, sensational new novel, she achieves all this and much, much more. A factory of cunning by philippa stockley goodreads. The history of underclothes ebook by phiilis cunnington. First published in 2005, this story tells how in the years before the french revolution, london is an unsettled, dangerous place. A factory of cunning by philippa stockley book resume. The edge of pleasure ebook by philippa stockley rakuten kobo. Philippa stockley books list of books by author philippa. And, like michel fabers the crimson petal and the white, the vividly rendered setting and characters give the thrill of a fresh discovery.
Sep 05, 2006 a factory of cunning is a wellmade entertainment for people who dont go soft at the prospect of corsets and powdered wigs. Murderous liaisons by philippa stockley books hachette australia. A web of desire, deception and domination telegraph. The edge of pleasure paperback march 20 2006 by philippa stockley author 4. Having been routed from paris by a mob for her involvement in a scandal, our resourceful. Halfway through, i was left wondering what the point was. A factory of cunning philippa stockley harcourt hardcover 368 pages april 2005. This book examines the factory in a number of incarnations. Philippa stockley a factory of cunning 2005 1932 days. Philippa stockley archives historical novel society. She took a scholarship to oxford english then to the courtauld institute of art, london, studying arthistorical clothing history, with an 18th century speciality. The same lean principles that have improved efficiencies on the factory floor can be just as powerfulin fact, far more soin helping individuals boost personal performance. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read rhodesias hangover. Philippa stockley set in late eighteenthcentury england, philippa stockley s american debut gives us a wickedly delightful but deadly serious battle of the wills and the sexes.
Andrew martin calls it the bestwritten bodiceripper ever published. The 18thcentury milieu stockley describes is so ruthless and exploitative that any shred of sentiment attached to the betterdressed past will be burnt to ashes on contact. Please note that ebooks are subject to tax and the final price may. Buy this book stockley presents a stylish portrait of a formerly famous artist as a notsoyoung man. Granted, we have a feisty and unscrupulous protagonist straining to make ends meet in a foreign land, but that is all there is to it. The crimson petal audiobook download, free online audio books. Philippa stockley archives nebraska library commission blog. There is something ineluctably saucy about the voyeurism of reading someone elses. The evening standardsays it would make terrific tv. First published in 2005, this story tells how in the years before the french revolution, london is an unsettled, dangero. A factory of cunning by philippa stockley 362pp, little, brown. Stockleys fidelity to the period and its language is nearly faultless. Pdf a factory of one download full pdf book download.
Hmh book clubs find great new books for your reading group. Stockley, a londoner and painter herself, sets her intriguing change of fortune and change of life plot in the capital over the eighties and nineties. Philippa stockley illustrator of the picture of dorian gray. The joke book for people who think the kardashians are a joke. Booklist on a factory of cunning a wellmade entertainment for people who dont go soft at the prospect of corsets and powdered wigs. Shades of milk and honey ebook by mary robinette kowal book 1. Oxford graduate philippa stockley, author of a factory of cunning, a modern sequel to les liaisons dangereuses, now available as an e book under the title murderous liaisons. Stockley s first novel, the edge of pleasure littlebrown, harcourt brace. One freezing may morning, two veiled women step off the boat from holland. Get your kindle here, or download a free kindle reading app. A factory of cunning by philippa stockley 11 march 2009, 12. A major novel with a plot full complex twists and turns, all told in an extraordinarily accurate 18th century voice, by an extremely talented writer. Set in late eighteenthcentury england, philippa stockley s american debut gives us a.
Catriona seth, marshal foch professor of french literature, in conversation with. Set in late eighteenthcentury england, philippa stockley s american debut gives us a wickedly delightful but deadly serious battle of the wills and the sexes. Discover delightful childrens books with prime book box, a subscription that delivers new books every 1, 2. Drawing the past is one thing, but smelling, touching, scratching and shitting it is quite another. First published in 2005, this story tells how in the years before the. Read unlimited books and audiobooks on the web, ipad, iphone and android. Mar 24, 2006 a factory of cunning by philippa stockley abacus.
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If you like your women as cruel as they are beautiful, you may fall hard for philippa stockley s darkly witty novel, a factory of cunning, which follows an exiled french aristocrat as she pimps and swindles her way through london in the summer of 1784. Set in late eighteenthcentury england, philippa stockleys am. A factory of cunning takes readers to the world immortalized in dangerous liaisons. Fox, as she calls herself, and her maid, victoire who has the fortunate ability to. To do so she must pit her formidable skills for revenge against earl much, a british aristocrat with no less notorious a past who is easily her match in sinfulness and intrigue. A factory of cunning by philippa stockley overdrive. Earl much, lord frederick danceacre, reverend robert denyss, joshua coats. Click the download button to download a copy of the marc file. Apr 11, 2005 a factory of cunning by phillipa stockley is a fine example of pretentious writing. Philippa stockleys a factory of cunning by writereaderly underway for the last four days, the factory is set in 1784 london, written in high georgian english, telling of the manipulations and cunning of the aptly named femme fatale for fun, mrs fox ah, so much unintended alliteration. Jan 29, 2005 phillippa stockley spins a romantic yarn of travel, murder, intrigue and adventure in a factory of cunning, while resolutely rejecting the sentiment of romance, says laura baggaley. Find new books by starting with an author you already know you like.
The complete glamourist histories ebook by mary robinette kowal. On the run from a scandalous french past, she takes on a new identity, determined to rehabilitate herself. A chronological list of stockley references this is an unfinished workinprogress comments and additions will be appreciated will try to complete by the end of february especial thanks to jayne for helping me access a whole new raft of documents i hadnt seen before. This is a beautifully written, darkly humorous novel full of intrigue and seduction. See all books authored by philippa stockley, including a factory of cunning, and the edge of pleasure, and more on. Read a factory of cunning by philippa stockley available from rakuten kobo.1649 832 778 1216 982 666 1519 167 844 1642 1639 990 310 1261 654 855 1228 519 916 1486 148 198 356 976 48 909 1314 1334 219 1408 1016 798 1426 992 1517 620 660 222 1238 1039 652 596 761 391 890 807 701