A Machine of Fingers
Post-revolution France, a lace industry on its knees. The English smuggler, the French Madame, her courtesan and a young lace-maker. Passion, fetishism and espionage. Delve into a scandalous story based on true event
Set at a crossroads in the history of France as the country strives to heal from the excesses of the French Revolution, "A Machine of Fingers" is a dramatic page-turner, based in unexplored history, driven by intrigue and powerful female protagonists.
A novel for readers who enjoy stories derived from history that are seated in raw reality, "A Machine of Fingers" uncovers the little-known impact of the French Revolution and the race to mechanise textiles on the female lace-workers of France.