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The Corinthian : Gossip, scandal and an unforgettable Regency romance

The Corinthian : Gossip, scandal and an unforgettable Regency romance

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Author: Heyer, Georgette (Author)

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Published on 7 October 2004 by Cornerstone (Arrow Books Ltd) in the United Kingdom.

Paperback | 240 pages
197 x 132 x 15 | 174g

If you love Bridgerton, you'll love Georgette Heyer! 'The greatest writer who ever lived' ANTONIA FRASER 'A rollicking good read that will be of particular joy to Bridgerton viewers ... the permanent glister of scandal [...] ties the whole thing together' INDEPENDENT 'My generation's Julia Quinn' ADJOA ANDOH, star of Bridgerton The only question which hangs over the life of Sir Richard Wyndham, notable whip, dandy and Corinthian, is one of marriage. Wyndham is contemplating his upcoming proposal with considerable dismay, when he chances upon a beautiful young fugitive, Penelope, making a dramatic exit from her home. Impressed, intrigued, and a little worse for drink, he decides to help Penelope flee.

What follows is a shockingly perilous advantage - one which might just provide Sir Richard with his own opportunity to escape . . . 'One of my perennial comfort authors. Heyer's books are as incisively witty and quietly subversive as any of Jane Austen's' JOANNE HARRIS 'Elegant, witty and rapturously romantic' KATIE FFORDE 'Utterly delightful' GUARDIAN 'Absolutely delicious tales of Regency heroes. . . Utter, immersive escapism' SOPHIE KINSELLA 'Georgette Heyer's Regency romances brim with elegance, wit and historical accuracy, and this is one of her finest and most entertaining ... Escapism of the highest order' DAILY MAIL 'If you haven't read Georgette Heyer yet, what a treat you have in store!' HARRIET EVANS 'Georgette Heyer is unbeatable.' SUNDAY TELEGRAPHReaders love The Corinthian ...

***** 'I gulped the book down in one day!'***** 'I've read this one several times now and it still leaves me laughing out loud.'***** 'This book is a treasure trove of laughter.'***** 'Definitely one of the more hilarious (and slightly ridiculous) Heyers, and also one of my favourites!'***** 'Lovely madcap Regency romance. Fabulous dialogue. Classic Heyer.'

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