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Is part of Miss Lily Jackie French , 2017 series - author (number 1 in series)
Issue Details: First known date: 2017... 2017 Miss Lily's Lovely Ladies
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'When the lives of four debutantes are interrupted by WW1, they emerge as women determined to change the world.

At the mysterious Miss Lily's secret 'school', young women selected from Europe's royalty and highest families learn how to captivate a man - as a husband, or at a dinner party, in a salon or at a grouse shoot. For in 1914, persuading men is the only true power a woman has.

'Sophie Higgs is not upper crust. She is colonial Australian, the daughter of a corned beef millionaire. But of all Miss Lily's 'lovely ladies', Sophie may be the only one to understand Miss Lily's true ambition: to stop the almost inevitable war between the British and German empires. And only Sophie may have the courage to carry out a desperate plan to block use of the most terrifying weapon of the war.' (Publication summary)

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Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Sydney South, South Sydney area, Sydney Southern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: HarperCollins Australia , 2017 .
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      Extent: 480p.
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      • Published 27 March 2017
      ISBN: 9781460753583

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  • Braille.
  • Large print.

Works about this Work

Jackie French : 'To Be a Woman in Power Now, You Need to Be Better Than Men' Lou Heinrich , 2017 single work column
— Appears in: The Guardian Australia , 18 April 2017;

'The prolific Australian author talks about her new novel, Miss Lily’s Lovely Ladies, and writing women into history.'

Jackie French : 'To Be a Woman in Power Now, You Need to Be Better Than Men' Lou Heinrich , 2017 single work column
— Appears in: The Guardian Australia , 18 April 2017;

'The prolific Australian author talks about her new novel, Miss Lily’s Lovely Ladies, and writing women into history.'

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