Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “The Pocket Venus; A Victorian Scandal” as Want to Read:
Blank 133x176
The Pocket Venus; A Vi...
 
by
Henry Blyth
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

The Pocket Venus; A Victorian Scandal

3.17 of 5 stars 3.17  ·  rating details  ·  6 ratings  ·  2 reviews
Hardcover
Published 1968 by New York, Walker (first published 1967)
more details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about The Pocket Venus; A Victorian Scandal, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about The Pocket Venus; A Victorian Scandal

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

(showing 1-9 of 9)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  rating details
Sherri
I finally finished this thing. A lot about racing; the horses, jockeys, trainers and races. Very little about the Pocket Venus of the title though well-researched and detailed. I loved the pictures and some of the rather dated prose too.
Jacqueline
Dec 04, 2010 Jacqueline rated it 4 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: Victorian romance readers
This was the true story of a Victorian scandal. The beautiful young society lady was engaged to one man and eloped with another. It caused a huge scandal and a big breach of contract suit. The story was well told although there was a lot of information that some might consider dry but I was found it very interesting. This is an interesting book for fans of historical romance novels to read as it illustrates exactly how harsh society's strictures were in that time period. It will make you look at ...more
Stephanie Rigsby
Stephanie Rigsby marked it as to-read
Oct 28, 2010
Kristina
Kristina marked it as to-read
Dec 09, 2009
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »
Skittles: The Life and Times of Catherine Walters, the Last Victorian Courtesan Caro - The Fatal Passion: The Life of Lady Caroline Lamb The Rakes Hell And Hazard; Or, William Crockford Versus The Gentlemen Of England The High Tide Of Pleasure, Seven English Rakes

Share This Book