The Adventuress

by Nicholas Coleridge

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LoveReading View on The Adventuress

From the 1980s to the present, a big, sweeping rags-to-riches tale of Cathy Fox, a woman with a mission, vis to be rich, powerful, glamorous and sexy.  She certainly achieves her ambition.  This is glorious stuff.  Jilly Cooper/Jackie Collins mix with three intriguing plot lines all coming satisfactorily together.  It is the sort of book that leaves you panting.  Literary buffs may see a parallel to Becky Sharp!

 

The Lovereading view...

With witty, waspish, engaging and pitch perfect prose you can’t help but love the adventures of Cathy Fox, a modern day Becky Sharp [Vanity Fair], as she rises through England’s social strata. Spanning four decades this is a compelling, delicious social comedy about money, sex, power and having it all. Go Cathy!

Sarah Broadhurst

The Adventuress Synopsis

No one forgets Miss Cathy Fox in a hurry. From her scorpion tattoo to her other more worldly charms she's a woman on a mission to get what she wants. Leaving behind her humble beginnings folding knickers as a matron's assistant, Cathy embarks on a journey that will take her from a Portsmouth backstreet to the boardrooms of the global empires. With a cast of footballers, media moguls, lords and dukes, Coleridge charts the rise of a woman who will not be denied, right to the very pinnacle of society - a Royal Wedding.

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All versions of this book

ISBN: 9781409109211
Publication date: 10/10/2013
Publisher: Orion (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd ) an imprint of Orion Publishing Co
Format: Paperback

ISBN: 9780752886206
Publication date: 11/10/2012
Publisher: Orion (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd ) an imprint of Orion Publishing Co
Format: Hardback

Book Information

ISBN: 9781409109211
Publication date: 10th October 2013
Author: Nicholas Coleridge
Publisher: Orion (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd ) an imprint of Orion Publishing Co
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 368 pages
Genres: eBook Favourites, Literary Fiction, Relationship Stories,
Categories: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945),

About Nicholas Coleridge

Nicholas Coleridge is managing director of Condé Nast in Britain, the magazine publishing house that includes Vogue, Tatler, House & Garden and Vanity Fair. He has written two previous novels and lives in London. He is married with four children. 

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