By Marthe Jocelyn
Mary Finn: nation woman, maid to a lord in London
Caden Tucker: liar, scoundrel, and heart's delight
James Nelligan: age six, tossed right into a herd of boys
When Mary Finn falls into the palms of good-looking Caden Tucker, their frolic alterations the process her existence. What possesses her? She's been a lady of logic previously. Mary's story alternates with that of younger James Nelligan, a brand new boy in a major foundling home.
In Folly, Marthe Jocelyn's breathtaking command of language, element, and personality brings Victorian London to existence on each web page, whereas the deep feelings that remove darkness from this attention-grabbing novel approximately life-changing moments are as present as modern news.
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Folly by Marthe Jocelyn