Exit the Actress
- United States
More informationExit the Actress marks the promising debut of historical fiction author Priya Parmar. Following her discovery selling oranges outside of Theatre Royal, Covent Garden, Ellen “Nell” Gwyn leaves behind a life of poverty to become a theatre star. Soon she is mistress to the libertine king Charles II. And though their love is true, gossip-mongers and court politics threaten to tear their romance apart.
“This debut novel captures the glamorous world of the amoral court [of Charles II] and the struggle of the city.”—Philippa Gregory, New York Times best-selling author