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Disguise for a gentleman.

D. G. Compton

Disguise for a gentleman.

by D. G. Compton

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  • 34 Currently reading

Published by Long .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Pagination184p.,20cm
Number of Pages184
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19065864M

Toby Litt is one of that rare breed of fiction writers who never writes the same book twice: every time out, he takes an unexpected new tack—and his readers happily follow. Told in the form of the pithy, even lyrical advice a young soldier leaves behind after a mission gone wrong, Notes for a Young Gentleman is no exception. Its brilliantly creative form, and the epigrammatic genius Litt. Books. Sedgwick Series. It Takes Two to Tumble; A Gentleman Never Keeps Score; Regency Impostors. Unmasked by the Marquess; A Duke in Disguise; A Delicate Deception; Turner Series. The Soldier’s Scoundrel; The Lawrence Browne Affair; The Ruin of a Rake; A Little Light Mischief; Page & Sommers. Hither Page; Coming Soon; Contact; News.

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Couched in the language and style of the 18th Century, Blindspot is subtitled "By a Lady in Disguise & a Gentleman in Exile." The book tells the unlikely tale of Stewart Jameson and Fanny Easton, who find themselves caught up in the chaotic politics of pre-Revolutionary America at its epicenter in Boston as they seek to solve a murder of one of the city's most prominent men/5(69).

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Avoid too great a restraint of manner. A man lies on his back as he reads a book in front of the London skyline Ap Reuters The modern gentleman doesn't just know where to go and how to dress — he knows how to think. I love discovering new authors, almost as much as discovering new favorite books.

I really enjoyed To Con a Gentleman, it is definitely being added to my 'read again' shelf and I look forward to reading more by Ms. was reminiscent of those old traditional regencies (that I love) by Valerie King, Joan Overfield and a bit of Georgette Heyer/5(99).

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At one point, I got teary-eyed because one of the characters gets hurt and must go to the hospital. 10 books every gentleman should read A library is a gentleman’s hideaway from the world, the sanctuary from in-house disputes and a place for free thought.

Within it he can do what he wants; learn the Saxophone, commence a novel or even install a 12 x 6 ft Snooker table, it doesn’t matter. There is no question that a gentleman is a rare bird indeed, but one who is also magnetically appealing.

I believe the reason we are drawn to gentleman is because he respects others as much as he respects himself, and it shows through all of his actions.

A gentleman is something that anyone can practice becoming-- for it is well worth the effort. Her books have been distributed in over 28 countries and translated into almost as many languages, though she is still waiting to see one published in her native W More about Gail Whitiker Regency Disguise: No Occupation for a Lady / No Role for a Gentleman.

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"A surprising number of book club members, however, report that their meetings have been a disappointment. Even though their group I read most of this in preparation for book club.

It was a god-send, as I found a quiz at the end of the book, took it to book club and discussing the quiz supported a hour discussion/5(6).

A sweet book about a Princess forced to run under disguise for a better life, rather than being beaten at every whim of her betrothed. While still in disguise, she suffers a /5(30). More than half a million readers have fallen in love with the New York Times bestseller A Gentleman in Moscow 'Everything a novel should be: charming, witty, poetic and generous.

An absolute delight' Mail on Sunday 'A work of great charm, intelligence and insight' Sunday Times 'Winning gorgeous satisfying Towles is a craftsman' 5/5(1). A Gentleman in Moscow explores personal growth, the inevitability of change, and the nature of government and power.

The novel illustrates how people’s lives are intertwined and how the present can be informed but not mired by the past. Gentlemen's Guides by Julie Oreskovich.

Manners for Men Mrs Humphry () Many guides were published in the 19th century that were useful for a gentleman in his everyday life. Some focused on general advice for young men on such topics as their duties and conduct in various social and work scenarios.

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