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The Dollmaker's Daughters Two Sisters, Tragically Divided By Love, Jealousy And Ambition For Ruby And Rosetta Capretti Life In The Slums Of The East End Holds Little Promise Although Very Similar In Looks They Dream Of Very Different Futures Coquettish, Flamboyant Rosetta Is Desperate To Leave The Claustrophobic Confines Of The Sewing Sweatshop To Follow In Her Wayward Aunt S Footsteps And Work Under The Bright Lights Of The Music Hall Ruby, Quieter And Modest Has Always Longed To Train As A Nurse, A Pipe Dream For A Girl From Her Humble BackgroundAnd Then, By The Side Of Their Father S Grave, They Meet Handsome Jonas Crowe, But Little Do They Know How Much One Man Will Affect Both Their Lives Forever


About the Author: Dilly Court

Dilly Court grew up in North east London and began her career in television, writing scripts for commercials She is married with two grown up children and four grandchildren, and now lives in Dorset on the beautiful Jurassic Coast with her husband She is the author of eighteen novels and also writes under the name of Lily Baxter.



10 thoughts on “The Dollmaker's Daughters

  1. says:

    Loved it Another riveting story from dilly court, a real page turner, could not put it down Definitely one of my favourite authors.


  2. says:

    As always another brilliant book by Dilly Court Cant wait to start reading the next one


  3. says:

    Set in 1898 Whitechapel, London The Dollmaker s Daughters opens with twins Ruby and Rosetta Capretti whose father, a dollmaker has died leaving the family without his small income and with little hope for the future Selfish, beautiful and flighty Rosetta dreaming of fame and fortune having quit her job at Bonski s a sewing sweatshop leaves home, joining a chorus line in a music hall and living


  4. says:

    I have only read one other book by this author although I have read all the books written under her other name Lily Baxter and loved each one I wasn t sure what to expect from this story but theI read theI enjoyed it A well rounded cast of characters, each with traits to love and to hate Our main characters, Rosetta wild and selfish looking out only for herself and what she wants Twin sister Ruby serio


  5. says:

    BRILLIANT READ.one of dilly courts best books,brilliant author love her books was hooked.ruby wants to be a nurse and her sister Rosetta has big dreams in the theatre but do there wishes come true.and a brother who gets involved in gambling.and a twist I didn t expect near the end.recommend this book.


  6. says:

    This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here Lovely story I don t normally pick this type of genre but my nan told me I d enjoy it and she was right The two sisters are so different and yet you still end up wanting the best for them both I like the rags to riches theme with Ruby raining too be a nurse and the conversation she hears with Adams mum about being lower class I m pleased she


  7. says:

    This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here I loved this book a lot, especially the characters, who were so realistic I especially liked Ruby, who seemed to me to be like Melanie from Gone With the Wind which you should definitely read if you haven t , however, her relationship with Adam reminded me of Scarlett and Ashley a bit However, her husband turning out to be her long lost cousin was a


  8. says:

    Dieselblackcat This book started out wired and it took me three goes to get into it but it is up to a high standard and I enjoyed it Now that I have read all of Beryl Matthews books they are good but have the same sort of typical ending but what I enjoy the most in her books is how she gets to the end Thank you Beryl please keep writing.


  9. says:

    Guess I am a sucker for this genre of books Rich men, poor women I enjoy reading how life was in the late 1800 s and realize how much is taken for granted nowadays.My favourite quotes are Me lungs are so full of fluff I could cough up a wooly hat Had danced like a duck wearing hobnailed boots


  10. says:

    This is absolutely my favourite Dilly Court book so far I ve been crushing on Jonas just a little, and this is the first book I ve read by Dilly Court where things have felt a little raunchy.Despite Rosetta s character development I really couldn t warm to her, so theres a star lost for that.


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