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Paula Byrne

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PAULA BYRNE has a Ph.D. from the University of Liverpool, where she is a research fellow in English literature. A regular contributor to The Times Literary Supplement, she lives in Warwickshire with her two young children and her husband, the critic and biographer Jonathan Bate. Perdita is her first book to be published in the U.S.


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Perdita
The Literary, Theatrical, Scandalous Life of Mary Robinson
Written by Paula Byrne


Format: Trade Paperback, 464 pages
Publisher: Random House Trade Paperbacks
On Sale: March 14, 2006
Price: $17.95

This compelling and richly researched book presents a fascinating portrait of Mary Robinson–darling of the London stage, mistress to the most powerful men in England, feminist thinker, and bestselling author. Though one of the most flamboyant free spirits of the late eighteenth century, Mary led a life that was marked by... Read more >
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Perdita
The Literary, Theatrical, Scandalous Life of Mary Robinson
Written by Paula Byrne


Format: eBook, 464 pages
Publisher: Random House
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $13.99

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