Feb 162015
 
Review: Mistress of My Fate

Told in a diary-memoir style, this is the beginning of Henrietta’s tale of her rise from a poor orphan cousin living in a noble man’s house to a well-known London courtesan in the 1700s. This first book covers a large portion of time and moves fairly quickly, although there is significant detail provided. I think this detail may have hindered my enjoyment of the book a little bit because there was just so much of it. This is a really long book, but a lot of detail could have been eliminated, without affecting the story at all. I found that […]