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The Scandal of the Season by [Sophie Gee]
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"With passion and flair, "The Scandal of the Season" animates an intriguing period of literary history, fleshed out in fluid, intricate, and seductive writing. Every reader will enjoy the wit and subtlety in the novel's dangerous, delicate balance of eighteenth-century customs and transgressions. What a first impression! Sophie Gee's debut novel signals her unique expertise and a great career ahead."-- Matthew Pearl, author of "The Dante Club" and "The Poe Shadow" --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

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Sophie Gee has recreated the real-life scandal that inspired Pope's The Rape Of The Lock to clever, sexy effect, spinning a tale that will appeal to fans of Tracy Chevalier * Daily Mail * Convincing, seductive and utterly absorbing, Sophie Gee's debut will transport its readers * Observer * A clever and inviting piece of critical biography masquerading as a light comedy of manners * New York Times * Gee knows her period inside out, and recreates it with a kind of loving joy...shows us a society in action rather than merely describing it * Guardian * Secret ambition, hidden hurts, put-downs lobbed by the socially insecure; all of these appear... For anyone who enjoyed Shakespeare in Love or Dangerous Liaisons, The Scandal of the Season is a treat; rich and satisfying * Economist * --This text refers to an alternate kindle_edition edition.

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  • Word Wise : Enabled
  • Publisher : Vintage Digital (4 September 2008)
  • File size : 821 KB
  • Language: : English
  • ASIN : B0031RS5RO
  • Print length : 301 pages
  • Enhanced typesetting : Enabled
  • Screen Reader : Supported
  • X-Ray : Not Enabled
  • Text-to-Speech : Enabled
  • Customer Reviews:
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K. J. Gray
2.0 out of 5 stars Sans Scandal
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 3 January 2008
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Hamilton Beck
3.0 out of 5 stars Disappointing
Reviewed in the United States on 22 June 2018
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3.0 out of 5 stars Interesting Story, Weak Characters, But Worth the Read
Reviewed in the United States on 20 July 2010
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B. A. Chaney
3.0 out of 5 stars A fun read, but a little dissapointing in the end
Reviewed in the United States on 10 January 2008
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