The Resource The cockney sparrow, Dilly Court

The cockney sparrow, Dilly Court

Label
The cockney sparrow
Title
The cockney sparrow
Statement of responsibility
Dilly Court
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
She sang with the voice of a nightingale...Gifted with a beautiful soprano voice, young Clemency Skinner is forced to work as a pickpocket in order to support her crippled brother, Jack. Their feckless mother, Edith, has fallen into the clutches of unscrupulous pimp, Todd Hardiman, whose evil presence threatens their daily existence. Befriended by Ned Hawkes and his kindly mother, Nell, Clemency struggles to escape from life in the slums of Stew Lane. She finds work with a troupe of buskers run by larger than life Augustus Throop, and is spotted by the manager of the Strand Theatre. Clemency looks set for operatic stardom, but a chance meeting with the mysterious Jared Stone brings danger and intrigue and threatens to change her life forevermore..
Summary
The compelling new saga set in turn-of-the-century London by the author of Mermaids Singing, about a young girl gifted with a beautiful soprano voice who is forced to work as a pickpocket in order to support her crippled brother
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10470943
Cataloging source
UKM
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Court, Dilly
Dewey number
823.92
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Women singers
  • Poor
  • Domestic fiction
  • London (England)
  • London (England)
Target audience
adult
Label
The cockney sparrow, Dilly Court
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: London : Century, c2007
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
18 cm.
Extent
535 pages
Isbn
9780099499640
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
System control number
(Sirsi) i9780099499640
Label
The cockney sparrow, Dilly Court
Publication
Note
Originally published: London : Century, c2007
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
18 cm.
Extent
535 pages
Isbn
9780099499640
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
System control number
(Sirsi) i9780099499640

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