Mary Anne Author:Daphne du Maurier Mary Anne who sparked the liveliest scandal ever to rock the House of OCmmons. Her childhood spent in London's grubby Fleet St., where she helped her stepfather by proofreading copy when he was too ill to hold his job in a printer's shop. then, to escape the advances of the gentleman for whom she went to work as a housekeeper, she hastily marrie... more »d a ne'er-do-well.« less
Mary Anne was Daphne du Maurier's great-great-grandmother. This is a novel about Mary Anne's life. She married a ne'er do well and later became mistress to a royal duke. She became part of a scandal that shocked England's staid Victorian society. I truly enjoyed this book although it became very legal towards the end. I give this story an A!