Tessa Arlen

About me

I am the author of ‘Death of a Dishonorable Gentleman,’ a story of blackmail, betrayal and revenge set in England in 1912 to be released January 2015 by Thomas Dunn Books/St. Martin’s Press

From my website

The Lodger by Louisa Treger – A story of Dorothy Richardson

If ever there was a redoubtable Edwardian Dorothy Richardson most certainly was. A major writer of the twentieth century and an important figure in the emergence of modernist prose fiction, Dorothy published her first novel Pointed Roofs in 1915, the first complete stream of consciousness novel published in English. Dorothy,…

The Goddess of the Hunt and Riding Aside

  Fox-hunting – the great pastime of the English countryman, conjures up vivid images. But women riders –  sitting beautifully upright on their great glossy horses, flowing habits cascading, top hats fixed firmly over neatly coiled and netted hair, veils secured across haughty faces, all galloping along at great speed and daringly taking…

Drinking Tea and the Rules of Engagement

The hedonistic age of the idle rich in Edwardian Britain abounded with every possible pastime, as it was out of the question to be of society and earn an income. For men these interests varied from traditional roles in politics, government and the stewardship of their bountiful and productive acres to archeology, architecture,…

 
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