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The Masqueraders

Heyer, Georgette

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ISBN 10: 0434328030 / ISBN 13: 9780434328031
Published by Heinemann 1928/77, 1928
Condition: Good Hardcover
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Hardback Regency Romance UK Reprint Ex-Library Good/Good ususal stampsmarks, etc.; 79868. Bookseller Inventory # 79868

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Title: The Masqueraders

Publisher: Heinemann 1928/77

Publication Date: 1928

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

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After participating in the Jacobite Rising of 1745, Robin and Prudence, brother and sister, become engaged in a swashbuckling, romantic adventure. Our hero and heroine must cross-dress and switch genders if they are to escape prosecution—a humorous move that allows Heyer to explore the manners and language affectations of the period as the two romp through the elite saloons and clubs of London. But what the two don't foresee is that they might fall in love along the way: Prudence with the elegant and dashing Sir Anthony Fanshawe, and Robin with the charming Letitia Grayson. Can the two unmask themselves without losing their lives?

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The late Georgette Heyer was a very private woman. Her historical novels have charmed and delighted millions of readers for decades, though she rarely reached out to the public to discuss her works or private life. It is known that she was born in Wimbledon in August 1902, and her first novel, The Black Moth, was published in 1921.

Heyer published 56 books over the next 53 years, until her death from lung cancer in 1974. Heyer's large volume of works included Regency romances, mysteries and historical fiction. Known also as the Queen of Regency romance, Heyer was legendary for her research, historical accuracy and her extraordinary plots and characterizations. Her last book, My Lord John, was published posthumously in 1975. She was married to George Ronald Rougier, a mining engineer, and they had one son together, Richard.



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