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The Unknown Ajax - Georgette Heyer
The Unknown Ajax
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Miles from anywhere, Darracott Place is presided over by irascible Lord Darracott. The recent drowning of his eldest son has done nothing to improve his temper. For now he must send for the unknown offspring of the uncle whom the family are never permitted to mention. Yet none of that beleaguered... show more
Miles from anywhere, Darracott Place is presided over by irascible Lord Darracott. The recent drowning of his eldest son has done nothing to improve his temper. For now he must send for the unknown offspring of the uncle whom the family are never permitted to mention. Yet none of that beleaguered family are prepared for the arrival of the weaver's brat and heir apparent…
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9781402238826 (1402238827)
Publisher: Sourcebooks Casablanca
Pages no: 373
Edition language: English
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KizunaYueMichaelis
KizunaYueMichaelis rated it
This is maybe the first time I disliked so many characters in a GH book at the beginning. Specially when Hugo comes in, because he is so nice, and everyone was a bit bitchy. Lord Darracott is an entirely tyrant thru the whole book; Vincent is a jerk for about 90% of the book; Claud is kind of empty-...
MarkAlan
MarkAlan rated it
3.0 The Unknown Ajax
Male character is front and centre for a change. No big declarations of love at the end, which also is different. Story moved along at a nice even pace. Vincent was quite interesting, more complicated than a usual secondary character. Despite the plot not really being rollercoaster, I read the boo...
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Olga Godim
Olga Godim rated it
Although this book is a bit slow, it’s mostly funny: a light enjoyable read. Before I talk about the plot, I’d like to sketch the family tree of the Darracotts, the family at the center of the novel. The old Lord Darracott is an octogenarian patriarch and a veritable tyrant of the family. His oldest...
Books Over TV
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3.0 The Unknown Ajax
Unknown Ajax was not what I expected. It was rueful and had many great parts but the military and bootlegging aspect of it wasn't for me. I enjoyed the cousins and all their banter, the insipid Grandpapa, the bold speaking Anthea and the ever so clever Hugo (the Ajax). I wanted more romance from The...
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