Wild Romance

Chloë Schama's debut recounts a compelling tale of exuberant impropriety in Victorian England, and of the independent and unconventional woman -- Theresa Longworth -- at its core. History with a healthy dose of scandal.

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Donna Tartt's The Goldfinch is the winner of the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction. James Parker calls this Dickensian coming-of-age novel "an enveloping…