'Everybody's immoral in Sirene. It's the air. Can't help it, poor dears.' In 1914, bored of wartime Lucerne, the beautiful, cross-dressing Rosalba Donsante escapes to the island of Sirene to seek out new conquests, followed by her long-suffering English lover, Aurora. But even Aurora's patience is tested to the limit when Rosalba sets her sights upon a new target, leaving a trail of broken hearts in her wake. Extraordinary Women (first published in 1928) is the second of Compton Mackenzie's satirical novels set on the ...

Extraordinary Women 2009, Faber & Faber, London

ISBN-13: 9780571251582


Extraordinary Women 1987, Random House (UK), London, England

ISBN-13: 9780701210175

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