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Bigamy, Bankruptcy, War and Divorce

By Richard Hart, Paul Brown

9780750991452

ISBN: 9780750991452

Published: 03-06-2019


Bigamy, Bankruptcy, War and Divorce

By Richard Hart, Paul Brown

ISBN: 9780750991452

Published: 03-06-2019

About This Book

A bundle of passionate but unclaimed love letters written a century ago and found in a London bank vault have led to the uncovering of an extraordinary story. Research has revealed the adventures of a spirited young woman who by the standards of the time, or perhaps any time, behaved scandalously. Yet she managed to avoid disgrace, get her man, and go on to lead a respectable life. At first sight Ellen Nelsen’s behaviour appears shocking. Among other misdeeds she appears to have been bigamously married twice. Given her circumstances, however, her survival is a triumph of fortitude over betrayal.

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