Messieurs Gilles and Georges, Gentlemen of the Road, in Brentford

For a while after their fellow highwyaman Tom's shooting by a patrol of soldiers, Emile (known as Monsieur Gilles) and Georges lie low.  They have been dividing life between Emile's town house, where Georges is Emile's valet  and life in Brentford, where they are equals and stay with  the jovial rascal Mr Kit and his … Continue reading Messieurs Gilles and Georges, Gentlemen of the Road, in Brentford

Sophie Develops As the Story Goes On…

by Lucinda Elliot Rate This To continue then, with Sophie; I always see her as being, like Lucie Manette in ‘A Tale of Two Cities’ the embodiment of loving kindness. Unlike Lucie Manette, though, she is a female character whom the author wanted to show developing in independence as the story goes on. She starts … Continue reading Sophie Develops As the Story Goes On…

Southern Georges Revels in Excess ..

Meanwhile, Georges, Emile's companion in roguishness and one time servant, is disporting himself - as usual in his time off from his warlord existence - in female company when he hears the news about Monsieur Gilles' romantic misadventures from one of his lieutenants. He's eating onion soup, and a very voluptuous woman with Titian colouring … Continue reading Southern Georges Revels in Excess ..