The Household

The Household

Modern & Contemporary Fiction
Hardback Published on: 11/04/2024
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From the Sunday Times bestseller and winner of the Women's Prize Futures Award, the captivating, highly anticipated new novel, inspired by real historical figures and events. In a quiet house in the countryside outside London, the finishing touches are being made to welcome a group of young women. The house and its location are top secret, its residents unknown to one another, but the girls have one thing in common: they are fallen. Offering refuge for prostitutes, petty thieves and the destitute, Urania Cottage is a second chance at life - but how badly do they want it? Meanwhile, a few miles away in a Piccadilly mansion, millionairess Angela Burdett-Coutts, one of the benefactors of Urania Cottage, makes a discovery that leaves her cold: her stalker of 10 years has been released from prison. As the women's worlds collide in ways they could never have expected, they will discover that freedom always comes at a price.

  • Publisher: Bonnier Books Ltd
  • ISBN: 9781838776817
  • Number of pages: 400
  • Dimensions: 234 x 153 mm

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The Household
An excellent foray into unknown London history
I'm a big supporter of Stacey - we have successfully launched both the Familiars and the Foundling when they first came out, and I stayed close to her writ... READ MORE
Daria - Bookshop Manager
The Household
Fabulous fallen women
A fabulous historical novel set in Dickensian London, indeed featuring the great man himself. We are introduced to the “fallen women” who have been given... READ MORE
T Edwards
The Household
A classic Victorian novel
This book has everything you’ll ever need from a classic Victorian novel. Mistaken identity, opium dens, thievery, debauchery and a group of women trying t... READ MORE
Jane Armstrong