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Frederica

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Published by ARROW (RAND) .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Historical - General,
  • Fiction - Historical

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages380
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9273239M
ISBN 100099465647
ISBN 109780099465645

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"Frederica is a fun, witty and intelligent read I highly recommend this novel to anyone who likes a good historical romance." - At Home with Books "Verdict: delightful repartee, a good Hero and crazy kids as secondary characters = win. " - The Book Smugglers "Frederica is a powerful/5(). Frederica is one of 4 books I have ordered to replace the well-worn copies of my existing books that have passed through the hands of many relatives and /5(). Frederica is the dreamy, wispy, washed-out looking youngest sister in a family of hailed beauties, and when the book starts, she sets out to change herself and become one of the heroines in her Despite the glaring differences between the hero and heroine: their extreme age difference, their extreme life experience difference, their different stations in life -- there's something almost /5. For despite the and maybe within the humour, this is a very serious book. It is the classical tale of the quest for the Grail placed within the 20 and 21st centuries. It is a story about the coming of understanding of what the object of the universal quest is. This is a very funny book. This can be a very serious book/5().

The Frederica Quartet Series. 4 primary works • 4 total works. Book 1. The Virgin in the Garden. by A.S. Byatt. Ratings Reviews published 28 editions. The Virgin in the Garden is a wonderfully erudite Author: A.S. BYATT. While the other field mice stockpile food for the winter, Frederick gathers rays from the sun, a rainbow of colors, and marvelous words. Frederick, an apparently lazy mouse, has a special surprise for the mice who thought he should have been storing up supplies for the winter. Praise for Frederick: "While other mice are gathering food for the . Mother and Child. Sunday, Decem This is the earliest image of the “Madonna and Child,” the Virgin Mary holding her son. It’s found in the Catacomb of Priscilla in Rome, and dates to the early ’s. At the time this image would have been so new that people might have wondered what it was, so the artist depicted a prophet.   " - The Book Smugglers "Frederica is a powerful Regency romance, that every fan of the genre should read. " - Once Upon a Romance "[A] fun, charming book Frederica is a keeper, going on my bookshelf." - Lesa's Book Critiques "This is a great book that explores both the relationships of the characters, and the Regency era itself/5(57).

A reader favorite from the Queen of Regency Romance, Frederica is a charming story of a woman seeking security for her family, but finding love where and when she least expected it. Determined to secure a brilliant marriage for her beautiful sister, Frederica seeks out their distant cousin the Marquis of Alverstoke/5(). Determined to secure a brilliant marriage for her beautiful sister, Frederica seeks out their distant cousin the Marquis of Alverstoke. Lovely, competent, and refreshingly straightforward, Frederica makes such a strong impression that to his own amazement, the Marquis agrees to help launch them all into society.   Frederica is the story of the Marquis of Alverstoke, a confirmed bachelor, and Frederica Merriville, the bold but uncalculating woman who wins his heart. I’m sure I’ve read dozens of books that feature noble bachelors, none of whom intend to marry until they meet the heroine, and no doubt several of them may have been inspired by this book. Describing midth-century Britain, the books follow the life of Frederica Potter, a young intellectual studying at Cambridge at a time when women were heavily outnumbered by men at that university, and then tracing her journey as a divorcée with a young son making a Alma mater: Newnham College, Cambridge, Bryn .