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A Civil Contract


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Juni 2005

Beschreibung

Beschreibung

Adam Deveril, the new Viscount Lynton and a hero at Salamanca, returns from the Peninsula War to find his family on the brink of ruin. It is Lord Oversley, father of Adam's first love, who introduces him to Jonathan Chaleigh, a city man of apparently unlimited wealth, but with his eyes firmly fixed on a suitable match for his only daughter.

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Author of over fifty books, Georgette Heyer is the best-known and best-loved of all historical novelists, who made the Regency period her own. Her first novel, The Black Moth, published in 1921, was written at the age of fifteen to amuse her convalescent brother; her last was My Lord John. Although most famous for her historical novels, she also wrote eleven detective stories. Georgette Heyer died in 1974 at the age of seventy-one.

Pressestimmen

"Sparkling" Independent "My favourite historical novelist - stylish, romantic, sharp, and witty. Her sense of period is superb, her heroines are enterprising, and her heroes dashing. I owe her many happy hours." Margaret Drabble "Wonderful characters, elegant, witty writing, perfect period detail, and rapturously romantic. Georgette Heyer achieves what the rest of us only aspire to." Katie Fforde "A writer of great wit and style... I've read her books to ragged shreds." Kate Fenton, Daily Telegraph "Georgette Heyer is unbeatable" India Knight
EAN: 9780099474449
ISBN: 0099474441
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: Cornerstone
Erscheinungsdatum: Juni 2005
Seitenanzahl: 384 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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