These Old Shades [Paperback]

Item : These Old Shades [Paperback]
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Author Author : Heyer, Georgette
ISBN-10 ISBN-10 : 1402219474
ISBN-13 ISBN-13 : 9781402219474
Publisher Publisher : Sourcebooks Casablanca
Pages Pages : 384
Binding Binding : Paperback
Item ID : 100314200

<p>"Heyer was one of the great protagonists of the historical novel in the post-war golden age..." —Philippa Gregory</p><p><strong>Considered the book that launched Gerogette Heyer's career, These Old Shades features two of Heyer's most memorable characters: Justin Alastair, the Duke of Avon, and Leonie, whom he rescues from a life of ignominy and comes to love and marry.</strong></p><p>The Duke is known for his coldness of manner, his remarkable omniscience, and his debauched lifestyle. Late one evening, he is accosted by a young person dressed in ragged boy's clothing running away from a brutal rustic guardian. The Duke buys "Leon" and makes the child his page. "Leon" is in fact Leonie, and she serves the Duke with deep devotion. When he uncovers the true story of her birth, he wreaks an unforgettable revenge on her sinister father in a chilling scene of public humiliation.</p><p><u>PRAISE FOR GEORGETTE HEYER: </u></p><p><em>"Our Georgette Heyer display of the Sourcebooks reprints has been a huge success, not only to those early fans like myself, but to many new readers who appreciate her style and wit."</em><br /><strong>Nancy Olson, Quail Ridge Books, Raleigh, NC</strong></p><p><em>"Reading Georgette Heyer is the next best thing to reading Jane Austen."</em><br /><strong>Publishers Weekly</strong></p><p><em>"Wonderful characters, elegant, witty writing, perfect period detail, and rapturously romantic. Georgette Heyer achieves what the rest of us only aspire to."</em><br /><strong>Katie Fforde </strong></p><p><em>"Absolute monarch of the Regency romance." </em><br /><strong>Kirkus Reviews</strong></p>The late Georgette Heyer was a very private woman. Her historical novels have charmed and delighted millions of readers for decades, thló5

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