The Sweetest Thing

  • Title: The Sweetest Thing
  • Author: Fiona Shaw
  • ISBN: 9781860499876
  • Page: 301
  • Format: Hardcover
  • The Sweetest Thing When Harriet a working class girl who with her friend Mary has left her coastal job of collecting and gutting fish stops on a bridge in her newly adopted home in York she is approached by an upper
    When Harriet, a working class girl who, with her friend Mary has left her coastal job of collecting and gutting fish, stops on a bridge in her newly adopted home in York, she is approached by an upper class gentleman Samuel is a Quaker, a good soul, and a man interested in the new science of photography He also collects photographs of working class girls in their workingWhen Harriet, a working class girl who, with her friend Mary has left her coastal job of collecting and gutting fish, stops on a bridge in her newly adopted home in York, she is approached by an upper class gentleman Samuel is a Quaker, a good soul, and a man interested in the new science of photography He also collects photographs of working class girls in their working clothes Samuel invites the girls to come to his friend s studio While Mary is almost instantly lost to the art of photography, Harriet, a sturdier sort, goes on to get a job in the Quaker owned Wetherby s Chocolate Factory She soon catches the eye of a young clerk who is one of the favourites of the owners and through him discovers the deadly rivalry between the chocolate makers Samuel is also taken with the young Harriet, though because of class, he watches her from afar, until his sister mad Grace locked away in an asylum becomes part of their mutual story Set in York in the early 1900s, The Sweetest Thing is a true Victorian novel with a large cast and wonderfully intriguing subplots, set at a moment of great social change.

    • Free Read [Business Book] ☆ The Sweetest Thing - by Fiona Shaw ✓
      301 Fiona Shaw
    • thumbnail Title: Free Read [Business Book] ☆ The Sweetest Thing - by Fiona Shaw ✓
      Posted by:Fiona Shaw
      Published :2019-05-05T05:59:55+00:00

    About Fiona Shaw


    1. Fiona was born in London in 1964 Her place of birth is now a hospital broom cupboard and her first home was on a street later obliterated beneath a superstore off the Cromwell Rd However she passed most of her childhood as the eldest of three girls in a lovely and spacious family home near the Thames.Fiona studied various literatures at the Universities of York and then Sussex, finishing with a PhD on the great American poet, Elizabeth Bishop.Since then Fiona has written a memoir and four novels and done the habitual round of the novelist s other jobs to help balance out her stubborn desire to write.Fiona has worked as a Royal Literary Fund writing fellow at the University of York, 2007 2009, and is now working as RLF writing fellow in Sheffield University, attached to the Animal and Plant Sciences Department.Living in York with her partner and two daughters, Fiona reads a great deal, cycles everywhere, grows vegetables with variable success and acquires films than she ever gets around to watching She is working on her fifth novel.


    860 Comments

    Leave a Reply

    Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *