Are you a fan of historical stories? This one takes a comedic look satire and censorship based on a true story from a few centuries ago in England. Even more fun is you'll really feel like you're back in the 1700s with how the book is laid out. I have a sneak peek to help you understand what I'm talking about. Be sure to let the author know what you think and then follow the rest of the tour for more peeks! Best of luck entering the giveaway!
Slick FilthIt's 1737, and England is on edge: someone has tried to assassinate the King at the theatre, and every stageplay is a satire of the royal family. Enter Prime Minister Robert Walpole with a cunning scheme that will grant him power to censor anything that goes on stage -- by writing the filthiest play ever conceived.
Get ready for sex, castratos and cannibalism, because the Prime Minister is ready to shock the city!
Based on true events, Slick Filth includes a recreation of the notorious play The Golden Rump, which so offended Parliament that new censorship laws were enacted for the first time in England's history. The book is typeset in historical fonts, making you feel like you've been pulled back in time to watch the drama unfold first-hand.
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About EratoBe taken to another ERA with ERATO.
Erato (also stylized erAto) is a Hispanic American author of historical fiction. Her stories are often set in the Georgian/Regency period, taking the characters past the traditional bonnets and balls into gritty cities, medical mishaps and painful love affairs. Her stories color in the forgotten and irregular aspects of history, and several of her books are written in the historical English of the period.
Erato will be awarding a $15 Amazon or Barnes and Noble GC to a randomly drawn winner via rafflecopter during the tour.
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