Life of nineteenth century courtesan to St Martin's Press


North American rights in Catherine Hewitt’s The Mistress of Paris, the filmic  biography of the nineteenth century Paris courtesan Countess de la Bigne  and inspiration for Nana, have been bought by St Martin’s Press.

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Catherine Hewitt

Catherine Hewitt has had a long career in academia, with a special interest in 19th-century French art, literature and social history. Having been awarded a first-class honours degree in BA French from Royal Holloway, University of London, she went on to attend the prestigious Courtauld Institut...More about Catherine Hewitt