'On the night Parliament burnt down, a child was conceived out of wedlock, a baby was abandoned, and another thrown into the Thames.' The year is 1834 and J.M.W. Turner is sketching Parliament burn. Unnoticed, a hackney cab drives past, the passenger's destination is a dark alley in London, home to a notorious baby farmer - where he abandons an innocent baby girl. Because of him, she will end up on the Victorian stage and at the mercy of men. She will trust nobody. Another child is conceived that same night but she will ...

The Exhibitionists 2012, Golden Guides Press Ltd, Newhaven

ISBN-13: 9781780950112

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