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Faro"s daughter.

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Published by Mandarin in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published, London: Heinemann, 1941.

The Physical Object
Pagination278p.
Number of Pages278
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20136683M
ISBN 100749305134

  Janu February 1, mayachhabra faro's daughter, georgette heyer, historical fiction, regency, romance I picked this up after reading Mari Ness’s review, and am quite glad I did. It’s a slim book (~ pages) which doesn’t flag for a minute.


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Faro's Daughter is not my favourite book from Georgette Heyer (sadly, now deceased), although it was entertaining. The heroine, Deb, is a bit OTT in her machinations and I found it difficult to like her at times/5().

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There were enough differences, however, to make Faro's Daughter fresh and surprising. — Shana Schmadke. Literarily. All in all, there's a reason why the well-plotted, character-driven, energetic Faro's Daughter is considered one of Heyer's best.

— Rashmi Srinavas. A Book Blogger's Diary/5(53). Faro's Daughter would make a lovely film, no less than The Grand Sophy. Like most Heyer books, it has a setting beyond simply the Regency, in this case a gambling house.

Not one of the great gambling houses of Saint James, but a fairly respectable one, opened by Deborah Grantham's somewhat flighty aunt, Lady Bellingham, who developed a /5.

The dialoge is witty, the characters are beautifully drawn, and the plot keeps you revited to the book. Faro's Daughter is a contest of wits (and wills) between the lovely Deborah Grantham and the wealthy Max Ravenscar.

The two turn out to be an excellent match. My only complaint is that the story ended so quickly.5/5(5). Addeddate Identifier Identifier-ark ark://t3dz5qb8x Ocr ABBYY FineReader Ppi Scanner Internet. FARO'S DAUGHTER Faro's Daughter is one of Georgette Heyer's popular Regency romances.

Faro was a popular card-game of the day, and the chief character in the novel is Deborah Grantham, a tall young woman with laughing, dark eyes, who sits all night at the tables in 4/5(32). Check out this great listen on Fiery, strong-willed Deb Grantham, who presides over a gaming house with her aunt, is hardly the perfect wife for the young and naive Lord Mablethorpe.

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Luckily, Faro’s Daughter is my favorite sort of Heyer: a lovely, concentrated battle of wits between a man and a woman with sparkling results. This book is laugh-out-loud funny and the hero and heroine are both incredibly magnetic.

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Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Faro's Daughter at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users/5. Fiery, strong-willed Deb Grantham, who presides over a gaming house with her aunt, is hardly the perfect wife for the young and naive Lord Mablethorpe.

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Cover art, synopsis, sequels, reviews, awards, publishing history, genres, and time period. Deborah Grantham, a gambler's daughter, uses that skill as her sole means of support as mistress of her aunt's elegant and exclusive gaming club in 18th-century London.

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