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The Profligate Son

The Profligate Son

Or, a True Story of Family Conflict, Fashionable Vice, and Financial Ruin in Regency England

by Nicola Phillips
Publication Date: 15/10/2015
A true Regency rake's progress, this is the highly dramatic and moving story of the embattled relationship between a wealthy East India Company Merchant and his son, whose descent into debt and a life of crime results in transportation to Australia. The story sweeps from Imperial India to the elegant streets and dens of vice in Regency London; from the filth of Newgate prison and a terrifying journey on a disease ridden ship, to the shores of Botany Bay - and thepossibility of a new life.
Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900
Publication Date:
Oxford University Press
Country of origin:
United Kingdom
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