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The Electrical Venus / Julie Mayhew.
Publisher: London : Hot Key Books, 2018.
Resource type: Physical
ISBN: 9781471407048 (pbk.) :
In the harsh company of a travelling side-show, Mim doesn'tknow what love looks like. But when a stranger joins the fair and chooses Mimto be part of his awesome new act of 'electrickery', Mim is elevated to therole of 'Electrical Venus'. Is this starring role her true worth, or is love worth more than a penny for an electrifying kiss? An intoxicating and atmospheric examination of our attitudes to race, disability and self-worth through a love story set in the filth and thrill of a travelling show during the height of Georgian Enlightenment.
Teenage 14+ years
270 pages : illustrations (black and white) ; 20 cm
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