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  • Published: 1 August 2011
  • ISBN: 9781446456750
  • Imprint: Cornerstone Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 320

The Quiet Gentleman




A wonderful historical novel from the undisputed queen of the genre.

A wonderful historical novel from the undisputed queen of the genre.

When Gervase Frant, Seventh Earl of St Erth, returns at last from Waterloo to his family seat at Stanyon, he enjoys a less than welcome homecoming. Only Theo, a cousin even quieter than himself, is there to greet him - and when he meets his stepmother and young half-brother he detects open disappointment that he survived the wars. But the dangers of the Lincolnshire countryside are quite different to those of the battlefield.

Georgette Heyer was the most successful and best-loved novelist of her day, and The Quite Gentleman displays all the skills which won the hearts of her large and enduring audience.

  • Published: 1 August 2011
  • ISBN: 9781446456750
  • Imprint: Cornerstone Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 320

About the author

Georgette Heyer

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 seventeen 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.

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Praise for The Quiet Gentleman

"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

"A writer of great wit and style - I've read her books to ragged shreds."

Kate Fenton, Daily Telegraph

"Sparkling"

Independent on Sunday

"Geogrette Heyer is unbeatable"

India Knight

"Wonderful characters, elegant, witty writing, perfect period detail, and rapturously romantic. Georgette Heyer achieves what the rest of us only aspire to."

Katie Fforde

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