The Scandal of the Season

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The Scandal of the Season
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  • 9780099507291
  • 9781407013497

A Dazzling Story of Risk and Dangerous Liasions.

Beautiful, clever Arabella Fermor is seduced by charming Robert Petre, seventh baron of Ingatestone. Eager to secure herself a rich and handsome husband, Arabella cannot guess that the enigmatic robert is entwined in a treasonous plot against Queen Anne.

Watching the pair from the outskirts is a crippled man destined to become the genius of his age - the poet Alexander Pope. In Arabella and Robert's flirtations he has found the tale of temptation, coquetry and danger that might just make his fortune...

  • Random House; September 2008
  • ISBN 9781407013497
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  • Title: The Scandal of the Season
  • Author: Sophie Gee
  • Imprint: Vintage Digital
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  • 9780099507291
  • 9781407013497

In The Press

"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"

About The Author

Born in Sydney in 1974, Sophie Gee was brought up and educated in the inner-city suburb of Paddington, graduating from the University of Sydney in 1995 with a first-class honours degree in English. She won a scholarship to Harvard, where she wrote a doctoral thesis about pollution, filth and satire in eighteenth-century London. She received a PhD in 2002 and was immediately appointed as an Assistant Professor in the Department of English at Princeton. Recently she held a research fellowship at UCLA and has recently taught at University College London before returning to Princeton.

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ISBNs
  • 9780099507291
  • 9781407013497