Novels by Georgette Heyer (Book Guide): Lady of Quality, The Talisman Ring, An Infamous Army, Charity Girl, The Corinthian, Sylvester

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Purchase includes a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Chapters: Lady of Quality, an Infamous Army, the Convenient Marriage, Friday's Child, Cousin Kate, Sylvester, or the Wicked Uncle, the Quiet Gentleman, the Unknown Ajax, the Masqueraders, Arabella, Cotillion, the Toll-Gate, Frederica, Simon the Coldheart, Regency Buck, a Civil Contract, Devil's Cub, These Old Shades, the Talisman Ring, April Lady, the Reluctant Widow, the ...
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Purchase includes a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Chapters: Lady of Quality, an Infamous Army, the Convenient Marriage, Friday's Child, Cousin Kate, Sylvester, or the Wicked Uncle, the Quiet Gentleman, the Unknown Ajax, the Masqueraders, Arabella, Cotillion, the Toll-Gate, Frederica, Simon the Coldheart, Regency Buck, a Civil Contract, Devil's Cub, These Old Shades, the Talisman Ring, April Lady, the Reluctant Widow, the Grand Sophy, Bath Tangle, False Colours, My Lord John, the Black Moth, the Nonesuch, Beauvallet, Sprig Muslin, Venetia, the Corinthian, Powder and Patch, Royal Escape, Black Sheep, the Spanish Bride, the Conqueror, Faro's Daughter, Charity Girl, the Foundling, the Great Roxhythe. Source: Wikipedia. Free updates online. Not illustrated. Excerpt: Lady of Quality is the last Regency romance novel written by English author Georgette Heyer. It was first published in 1972, the last of her novels to be published during her lifetime. The story revolves around the romantic relationship between Annis Wychwood, a wealthy spinster, and Oliver Carleton, a rake who cares little for society's opinion of him. The two meet while jointly supervising Carleton's ward, Lucilla. Heyer granted her heroine a level of independence that was rare in Regency times and rare for Heyer's novels. Although the hero's personality is similar to many of Heyer's other heroes, in a departure from romance novel convention he experienced little personal growth in the novel; his primary change was to accept that he would like to have a wife. Heyer frequently highlights the heroine's many masculine qualities, which include a fierce independence and a disregard for social mores. Modern literary critics have noted that the relationship between the protagonists is modeled on those of the latter 20th century, offering companionship and allowing both parties to retain...http://booksllc.net/?l=en
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  • ISBN-13: 9781155235431
  • Publisher: General Books LLC
  • Publication date: 5/2/2010
  • Pages: 26
  • Product dimensions: 7.44 (w) x 9.69 (h) x 0.05 (d)

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