The Resource The river maid, Dilly Court

The river maid, Dilly Court

Label
The river maid
Title
The river maid
Statement of responsibility
Dilly Court
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
London, 1854: twenty-year-old Essie Chapman lives with her father in poverty stricken Limehouse, working on the river as a boatman. Her life seems set before her, never to leave this part of London and forever at her father’s beck and call. Then, one night, she must transport a mysterious man from a foreign ship to the banks of the Thames, a man who ends up renting a room in Essie’s house, identifying himself only as ‘Raven’. When curiosity gets the better of her, Essie follows him and unwittingly becomes involved in something far greater than she could ever have guessed. Finding herself on a ship bound for the penal colonies in Australia with Raven and his cousin Alice, this is only the start of a remarkable journey taking her to the other side of the world and back again
Member of
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Court, Dilly
Dewey number
823.92
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Single women
  • Fathers and daughters
  • Poverty
  • Ocean travel
  • Australia
  • London (England)
  • London (England)
Label
The river maid, Dilly Court
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes excerpt from the next book in the River maid series, The summer maiden
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
498 pages
Isbn
9780008199609
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
The river maid, Dilly Court
Publication
Note
Includes excerpt from the next book in the River maid series, The summer maiden
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
498 pages
Isbn
9780008199609
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print

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