22 May 2019


If Alas Poor Lady by Rachel Ferguson  – which is about Victorian women who have nothing to do with their lives if they don’t manage to get married, so that Grace Scrimgeour in the book ends up in a lodging house – if it was ever a Persephone Classic (with a picture on the front) this would be the perfect cover. This is Meditation 1910-11, normally at Leicester. Do read the (always excellent) Persephone Forum about the book, here.