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The Corinthian / by Georgette Heyer.

By: Heyer, Georgette, 1902-1974 [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Heyer, Georgette, Regency romances: book 4.Publisher: Waterville, Me. : Thorndike Press, 2011Description: 393 p. (large print) ; 23 cm.ISBN: 9781410441676 ; 1410441679.Other title: Beau Wyndham.Subject(s): Man-woman relationships -- Fiction | Inheritance and succession -- Fiction | Young women -- Fiction | Nobility -- England -- Fiction | Arranged marriage -- Fiction | England -- Social life and customs -- 19th century -- FictionGenre/Form: Large type books. | Regency fiction. | Historical fiction. | Large type books. | Love stories.DDC classification: 823/.912 Subject: "Penelope Creed will do anything to avoid marrying her repulsive cousin. Dressed in boy's clothing, she's fleeing from London when discovered by Sir Richard Wyndham, himself on the verge of the most momentous decision of his life. When Sir Richard encounters the lovely young fugitive, he knows he can't allow her to travel to the countryside all alone, so he offers himself as her protector. As it happens, at that moment Sir Richard could use an escape of his own."--P. [4] of cover.
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Penelope Creed will do anything to avoid marrying her repulsive cousin. Dressed in boy's clothing, she's fleeing from London when discovered by Sir Richard Wyndham, himself on the verge of the most momentous decision of his life. When Sir Richard encounters the lovely young fugitive, he knows he can't allow her to travel to the countryside all alone, so he offers himself as her protector. As it happens, at that moment Sir Richard could use an escape of his own...

Originally published, [London: Heinemann], 1940.

Also published as "Beau Wyndham"

"Penelope Creed will do anything to avoid marrying her repulsive cousin. Dressed in boy's clothing, she's fleeing from London when discovered by Sir Richard Wyndham, himself on the verge of the most momentous decision of his life. When Sir Richard encounters the lovely young fugitive, he knows he can't allow her to travel to the countryside all alone, so he offers himself as her protector. As it happens, at that moment Sir Richard could use an escape of his own."--P. [4] of cover.

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