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183 pages. 265 grams. This book is in very good unmarked condition. The dust jacket is in good condition with some wear at extremities. Dust jacket condition preserved within clear plastic non-adhesive protective covering. 'When the eighteen-year-old Victoria ascended the throne of England, she was horrified to learn that, for twenty-eight years, her father, the Duke of Kent, had lived with a mistress - he who she had always thought 'the best of brothers'. Yet there was never anything shameful in the association, no scandal ever disrupting the love between the Duke and the beautiful, gay, witty Madame Julie de St. Laurent. Why then, it has been asked, did he break with her? His plea was that duty came before love.duty to marry and produce an heir for the English throne. The author, however, following their joint lives from the garrison Rock of Gibraltar to the icy wastes of Canada and finally to the ostentatious salons of Georgian London has come to a different conclusion - not duty, but pride; one more vainglorious effort, after a lifetime's thwarted ambitions, to achieve popularity and the esteem of the country.' 8vo - over 7Â¾" - 9Â¾" tall. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Romance; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 001115. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 001115
Titel: Royal Mistress
Verlag: Romance Book Club, London
Einband: Hard Cover
Zustand: Very Good
Zustand des Schutzumschlags: Good
Auflage: Book Club (BCE/BOMC).
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