• How To Create The Perfect Wife

How To Create The Perfect Wife

How To Create The Perfect Wife

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  • Author
    Wendy Moore
  • Publisher
    Hachette Uk
  • Publication date
    07 February 2013

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Book Detail

  • Book Title

    How To Create The Perfect Wife

  • Author

    Wendy Moore

  • Date Published

    07 February 2013

  • Publisher

    Hachette Uk

  • Pages

    352 pages

  • ISBN

    9780297863793

Book Description

From the No.1 bestselling author of WEDLOCK. The Georgian scandal of one gentleman, two orphans and an experiment to create the ideal wife.

This is the story of how Thomas Day, a young man of means, decided he could never marry a woman with brains, spirit or fortune. Instead, he adopted two orphan girls from a Foundling Hospital, and set about educating them to become the meek, docile women he considered marriage material.

Unsurprisingly, Day's marriage plans did not run smoothly. Having returned one orphan early on, his girl of choice, Sabrina Sidney, would also fall foul of the experiment. From then on, she led a difficult life, inhabiting a curious half-world - an ex-orphan, and not quite a ward; a governess, and not quite a fiancée. But Sabrina also ended up figuring in the life of scientists and luminaries as disparate as Erasmus Darwin and Joseph Priestley, as well as that pioneering generation of women writers who included Fanny Burney, Maria Edgeworth and Anna Seward.

In HOW TO CREATE THE PERFECT WIFE, Wendy Moore has found a story that echoes her concerns about women's historic powerlessness, and captures a moment when ideas of human development and childraising underwent radical change.

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