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Gwendolen : a novel

Author: Diana Souhami; George Eliot
Publisher: New York : Henry Holt and Company, 2015.
Series: Holt paperback.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First U.S. editionView all editions and formats
Summary:
"Gwendolen Harleth, an exceptionally beautiful upper-class Englishwoman, is gambling boldly at a resort when she catches the eye of a handsome, pensive gentleman. His gaze unnerves her, and she loses her winnings. The next day, she learns that her widowed mother and younger sisters, for whom she is financially responsible, have lost their family's fortune. As a young woman in the 1860s with only her looks to serve  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Romance fiction
Historical fiction
Fiction
Love stories
Romans, nouvelles, etc
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Diana Souhami; George Eliot
ISBN: 9781627793407 1627793402
OCLC Number: 889324011
Description: 320 pages ; 21 cm
Series Title: Holt paperback.
Responsibility: Diana Souhami.

Abstract:

"Gwendolen Harleth, an exceptionally beautiful upper-class Englishwoman, is gambling boldly at a resort when she catches the eye of a handsome, pensive gentleman. His gaze unnerves her, and she loses her winnings. The next day, she learns that her widowed mother and younger sisters, for whom she is financially responsible, have lost their family's fortune. As a young woman in the 1860s with only her looks to serve her, Gwendolen's options are few, so when Henleigh Grandcourt, a wealthy aristocrat, proposes to her, she accepts, despite her discovery of an alarming secret about his past"--Amazon.com.

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