An Irresistible Temptation: The true story of Jane New and a colonial scandal

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Allen & Unwin, 2008 - Female offenders - 432 pages
Seduction, dramatic escapes, embezzlement and political intrigue aplenty in this story of the convict, Jane New, and the scandal that rocked Australia's early colony to its core.
 

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An Irresistible Temptation

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An Irresistible Temptation is the true story of Jane New: colonial temptress and habitual shoplifter. New created a scandal in Australia in the early 19th century when several of Sydney's prominent ... Read full review

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Contents

Prologue
1
Temptation
3
Pretension
45
Infatuation
73
Gratification
133
Indignation
203
Persecution
237
Retribution
279
Epilogue
356
Endnotes
368
Sources
372
Bibliography
412
Index
417
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