The Disgrace of Kitty Grey [eBook Text] by Mary Hooper. Kitty is living a happy, carefree life as a dairymaid in the countryside. And then, of course, there is Will, the river man who she thinks is very fond of her, and indeed she is of him. Then one day Will disappears to London. So when Kitty is asked to go to London to pick up a copy of Pride and Prejudice, the latest novel by the very fashionable Jane Austen, Kitty leaps at the chance to track down Will.