England – Nottingham Goose Fair. The Industrial Revolution is in full swing and so too is a peoples revolution but the Whig government's plans for electoral reform are seen by the Tory establishment as a threat to the established order and the Bill is thrown out of the House of Lords. In Nottingham, the people rise up in protest. The Mayor calls for law and order but fails to prevent the escalation of violence and the Riot Act is read. At the same time, framesmith William Petty discovers that his plans to revolutionise the town's hosiery trade have been stolen and his dreams of a successfull future have been replaced with the prospect of bankruptcy and the debtor's prison. Attempting to discover the perpetrators of the fraud against him he becomes caught up in the surge of destruction and arson that breaks out across the town, bringing him into conflict with elements of the mob whose actions endanger not just himself but also the lives and property of his friends and his fiancé. Framesmith – A fast moving novel of fiction set against the backdrop of social and political upheaval during one special week in October 1831. .
ISBN: 9781788765435
Type: Paperback
Pages: 210
Published: 10 October 2018
Price: $12.65

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