Etiquette & Espionage

Finishing School

Book 1
Hachette UK
100

Set in the same world as the New York Times bestselling Parasol Protectorate, this bestselling young adult steampunk series debut is filled with all the saucy adventure and droll humor Gail Carriger's legions of fans have come to adore.
Fourteen-year-old Sophronia is a great trial to her poor mother. Sophronia is more interested in dismantling clocks and climbing trees than proper manners--and the family can only hope that company never sees her atrocious curtsy. Mrs. Temminnick is desperate for her daughter to become a proper lady. So she enrolls Sophronia in Mademoiselle Geraldine's Finishing Academy for Young Ladies of Quality.

But Sophronia soon realizes the school is not quite what her mother might have hoped. At Mademoiselle Geraldine's, young ladies learn to finish...everything. Certainly, they learn the fine arts of dance, dress, and etiquette, but they also learn to deal out death, diversion, and espionage--in the politest possible ways, of course. Sophronia and her friends are in for a rousing first year's education.
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Additional Information

Publisher
Hachette UK
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Published on
Feb 5, 2013
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Pages
320
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ISBN
9780316215213
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Features
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Language
English
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Genres
Juvenile Fiction / Clothing & Dress
Juvenile Fiction / Love & Romance
Juvenile Fiction / Robots
Juvenile Fiction / School & Education
Juvenile Fiction / Social Themes / Friendship
Juvenile Fiction / Steampunk
Young Adult Fiction / Action & Adventure / General
Young Adult Fiction / Girls & Women
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