The fair fight [electronic resource] : A Novel. Anna Freeman.
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- ISBN: 9780698167971 (electronic bk)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource
- Date Published: 2015.
The Crimson Petal and the White meets Fight Club: A page-turning novel set in the world of female pugilists and their patrons in late eighteenth-century England. Moving from a filthy brothel to a fine manor house, from the world of street fighters to the world of champions, The Fair Fight is a vivid, propulsive historical novel announcing the arrival of a dynamic new talent. Born in a brothel, Ruth doesn't expect much for herself beyond abuse. While her sister's beauty affords a certain degree of comfort, Ruth's harsh looks set her on a path of drudgery. That is until she meets pugilist patron George Dryer and discovers her true calling—fighting bare knuckles in the prize rings of Bristol. Manor-born Charlotte has a different cross to bear. Scarred by smallpox, stifled by her social and romantic options, and trapped in twisted power games with her wastrel brother, she is desperate for an escape. After a disastrous,...
Electronic reproduction. New York : Riverhead Books, 2015. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 2748 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
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