The Fishing Fleet

The Fishing Fleet

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From the author of the critically acclaimed biographies Diana Mosley and The Viceroy's Daughters comes a fascinating, hugely entertaining account of the Victorian women who traveled halfway around the world on the hunt for a husband.

By the late nineteenth century, Britain's colonial reign seemed to know no limit—and India was the sparkling jewel in the Imperial crown. Many of Her Majesty's best and brightest young men departed for the Raj to make their careers,… (more)

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The contrasts are irresistibly melodramatic, the characters colorful yet tantalizingly repressed.


Book Details  


Publisher: Harper (March 11, 2014)

Format: EPUB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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