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An almond for a parrot, Wray Delaney

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An almond for a parrot
Title
An almond for a parrot
Statement of responsibility
Wray Delaney
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Language
eng
Summary
"I would like to make myself the heroine of this story and my character to be noble - an innocent victim led astray. But alas sir, I would be lying." London, 1756, Tully Truegood: orphan, magician's apprentice, whore. In prison, accused of murder, Tully begins to write her life story. A story that takes her from a young daughter, a skivvy in the back streets of 18th century London, to her stepmother Queenie's Fairy House - a place where decadent excess is a must. Trained by Queenie to become a courtesan, and by Mr Crease - a magician who sees that Tully holds similar special powers to his own - together they make Tully the talk of the town. But as Tully goes on a journey of sexual awakening, she falls in love with one of her clients and the pleasure soon turns to pain. Especially when the estranged husband she was forced to marry by her father suddenly seeks her out. Now Tully is awaiting her trial for murder, for which she expects to hang...and her only chance of survival is to get her story to the one person who might be able to help her avoid the gallows
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Literary form
fiction
An almond for a parrot, Wray Delaney
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An almond for a parrot, Wray Delaney
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Carrier category code
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Carrier MARC source
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Content category
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Content type code
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Dimensions
24 cm
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Extent
413 pages
Isbn
9780008182540
Media category
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Media MARC source
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Media type code
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