If you have not read or listened to the parasol protectorate novels then please read those first, to help your understanding of the universe Gail Carr..Show More »iger has created.
it us a great continuation of the storyline without on over reliance on old characters from the parasol series nor from the finishing school series. the story is fast passed however if you don't like parodies of upper class Victorian society maybe look somewhere else.
This book was one I was fairly sure I'd like because I really enjoyed the first in the series. I didn't listen to the first one however, and so the ac..Show More »tual listening element was new for me. I have to say I think this was wonderfully narrated with a lot of great voice acting going on. I appreciate just how much a good narrator can add to a story and, whilst I know I'd have liked this either way, I'm very glad I chose this medium to read it because it was superb!