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The Cockney Sparrow

by Dilly Court

Sagas and Romance

The Cockney Sparrow Synopsis

The enthralling saga set in turn-of-the-twentieth-century London from the Sunday Times bestselling author. 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.

The Cockney Sparrow Press Reviews

Charming - CultureFly

An enthralling and gritty saga - Frost Magazine

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ISBN: 9781784752552
Publication date: 08/09/2016
Publisher: Arrow Books Ltd an imprint of Cornerstone
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9781784752552
Publication date: 8th September 2016
Author: Dilly Court
Publisher: Arrow Books Ltd an imprint of Cornerstone
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 544 pages
Genres: Sagas and Romance,
Categories: Sagas,

About Dilly Court

Dilly Court is a Sunday Times bestselling author of over thirty-five novels. She grew up in North East London and began her career in television, writing scripts for commercials. She is married with two grown-up children and four grandchildren, and now lives in Dorset on the beautiful Jurassic Coast with her husband.

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