This radical novel contrasts the lives of two women in Victorian England. The illegitimate Bianca contends with poverty and prejudice to attain eminence and respectability as an actress. Her legitimate half sister, Alice, finds herself unhappily married, trapped in the dreary and philistine existence endured by numerous middle-class wives of her time. Each has to confront the implications of passion in a woman's life, with surprising results that challenged contemporary orthodoxy. Now back in print for the first time in ...

The Half-Sisters 2016, Wentworth Press

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The Half-Sisters 2016, Palala Press

ISBN-13: 9781354425657

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The Half-Sisters 2016, Wentworth Press

ISBN-13: 9781363291335

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The Half-Sisters 2012, Hardpress Publishing

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The Half-Sisters 2011, Nabu Press, Charleston SC

ISBN-13: 9781172777587

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The Half Sisters 1999, Oxford University Press, USA, Oxford

ISBN-13: 9780192837578

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