The Gilded Lily
Publish date: November 27th 2012
Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin
Pages no: 471
Edition language: English
I wanted more from this one but it fell kind of flat for me. First we got Ella who is a bitch. She robs her previous employer and goes to London to get pretty things and a man. I never liked her, I guess I was never meant to like her but I think she got off too easy. Sadie could have been goo...
Set in the 1660s, the story follows Ella and Sadie Appleby, girls from rural England who flee to London after a tragedy with Ella's employer, and there they find themselves struggling to survive. Restoration London for these two is dark, dank, dirty, and exhausting, and Swift's writing made the gri...
3.5 stars. http://shelfandstuff.blogspot.com/2012/09/the-gilded-lily-by-deborah-swift.html
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