This is the story of how Thomas Day, a young man of means, decided he could never marry a woman with brains, spirit or fortune. Instead, he adopted two orphan girls from a Foundling Hospital, and set about educating them to become the meek, docile women he considered marriage material.
How to Create the Perfect Wife
Orion Publishing Group, Limited
The True Story of One Gentleman, Two Orphans and an Experiment to Create the Ideal Woman