By Lawrence Hogue
Will the tale of the highwayman's previous – entire with a tyrannical husband, a dismal fortress, and a bold get away into London's underworld – convince Elizabeth to desert propriety in desire of ardour? finally, can the fans make an self reliant lifestyles in a global the place girls are little greater than estate, evading either the redcoats and the jealous younger lord who could tear them apart?
Daring and Decorum is comedy of manners wrapped round a gothic story; a mashup of Jane Austen, Alfred Noyes' poem The Highwayman, Robin Hood, and Moll Cutpurse; and a passionate case for the liberty to like whom one chooses, bold and Decorum: A Highwayman Novel may still entice enthusiasts of Ellen Kushner's Riverside sequence, Emma Donoghue's existence masks, and Michelle Martin's Pembroke Park (billed because the first lesbian Regency).
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