Rosetta: A Scandalous True Story is based on Alexandra Joel’s quest to uncover the truth about her great-grandmother, and the shocking secret at the heart of her family. In 1905, the headstrong and beautiful Rosetta escapes her safe Melbourne life, deserting her husband and five-year-old daughter for Zeno the Magnificent, a fortune-teller and seducer of souls. The two reinvent themselves in London, where they attract the patronage of the rich and famous.

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