Two Coins: A Biographical Novel (Paperback)

Two Coins: A Biographical Novel By Sandra Wagner-Wright Cover Image
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The Great Scandal of British Calcutta

It's 1883, and newspapers are flying off the shelves in Calcutta, Edinburgh and London. Mary Pigot, lady superintendent of the Scottish Female Mission in Calcutta, has been charged by The Reverend William Hastie with mismanagement and immorality, and she's fighting back

After ten years of hard work growing the mission, raising funds and educating women, Mary's career is now in ruins. With nothing to lose, she takes her case to the Calcutta High Court and sues Hastie for malicious libel. A woman publicly suing a man It's just the type of scandal that sells lots of newspapers.

Based on actual events, Two Coins takes readers into .Justice William Norris' steamy courtroom in the middle of monsoon season. The scandal engulfs the entire missionary community, destroying almost everyone involved. Will Mary prevail?

Product Details
ISBN: 9780996384544
ISBN-10: 0996384545
Publisher: Wagner Wright Enterprises
Publication Date: February 1st, 2019
Pages: 504
Language: English