Confessions of the Nun of St Omer: by Charlotte Dacre

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Charlotte Dacre's debut novel Confessions of the Nun of St Omer (1805) was a bestseller in its day, launching the career of a woman who would go on to become one of the nineteenth century's most notorious female novelists. The work tells the story of the wilful Cazire, who recounts her passionate and destructive youthful adventures from the convent where she now lives in seclusion. Although Dacre's fame, then and now, rests largely on her sensationalist plots and portrayal of sexually self-possessed female villains, ...

Confessions of the Nun of St Omer: by Charlotte Dacre 2016, Pickering & Chatto (Publishers) Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9781848935303

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