The Foundling – Stacey Halls

The Foundling - Stacey Halls
The Foundling – Stacey Halls

London shrimp girl Bess Bright leaves her new born daughter at The Foundling Hospital in London’s Coram’s Fields. Returning six years later to retrieve her child, Bess uncovers a mystery – apparently she herself has returned the next day to claim her daughter …

Stacey Halls shows us Georgian London society from top to bottom, which I enjoyed – as you can see from the speed read.┬áMy main grumble is that the denouement was rather rapid. Not a surprise, but all a bit to simple and straightforward compared to the plotting that got us there.

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