Fanny: Being the True History of the Adventures of Fanny Hackabout-Jones

Fanny: Being the True History of the Adventures of Fanny Hackabout-Jones
Language English
ISBN13: 9780393324358
Author: Erica Jong
Goodreads Rating: 3.80
ISBN10: 0393324354
Pages: 512
Published: May 17th 2003 by W. W. Norton Company
Genre: Fiction

Discovered on the doorstep of a country estate in Wiltshire, England, the infant Fanny is raised to womanhood by her adoptive parents, Lord and Lady Bellars. Fanny wants to become the epic poet of the age, but her plans are dashed when she is ravished by her libertine stepfather. Fleeing to London, Fanny falls in with idealistic witches and highwaymen who teach her of worlds she never knew existed. After toiling in a London brothel that caters to literati, Fanny embarks on a series of adventures that teach her what she must know to live and prosper as a woman. Soon to be a major Broadway musical. Reading group guide included.