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The Marrying Game [Kindle Edition]

Kate Saunders
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6 customer reviews)

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Praise for Kate Saunders:
"Hugely enjoyable, glossy, sexy and wittily turned." -"The Times
"A marvellous read." -Jilly Cooper
"Fabulous stuff." -"Evening Standard

The Times

Hugely enjoyable, glossy, sexy and wittily turned'

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  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 739 KB
  • Print Length: 544 pages
  • Publisher: Cornerstone Digital (5 April 2011)
  • Sold by: Amazon Media EU S.à r.l.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B004URRYW6
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Average Customer Review: 4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #218,173 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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Kate Saunders is an English author, actress and journalist. She has worked for newspapers and magazines in the UK, including The Sunday Times, Sunday Express, Daily Telegraph, She and Cosmopolitan.
She has also been a regular contributor to radio and television, with appearances on the Radio 4 programmes Woman's Hour, Start the Week and Kaleidoscope.[4] She was, with Sandi Toksvig, a guest on the first episode of the long-running news quiz programme Have I Got News for You
Saunders has also written multiple books for children and for adults.

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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Whimsical and Unashamedly Romantic 16 Sep 2012
By Susie B TOP 50 REVIEWER
Format:Paperback|Verified Purchase
The Hasty sisters, Rufa, Nancy, Lydia and Selina, are all gorgeous, pre-Raphaelite beauties, especially the two eldest sisters, Rufa and Nancy, with their auburn locks and translucent skin. They live with their "bonkers as conkers" mother in their ancient, crumbling family home, coping as best they can with the fall-out from their father's suicide, which has left them heavily in debt and about to be ousted from their beloved home. Having been brought up by two eccentric, bohemian parents, who have never regarded an academic education necessary for their daughters, the Hasty sisters are ill-equipped to go out into the world and earn enough money to support themselves and to save the family home. So what can our girls do?

Rufa, who is the most sensible of the sisters, realizes that if their only inheritance is their incredible good looks, then these must be put to the best possible use by ensnaring very rich and compliant husbands. So, Rufa and Nancy pack their bags and travel to London to stay with Wendy, an old nanny of theirs, who has a large house with rooms to let. At Wendy's house, Rufa and Nancy meet Roshan, a young gay Indian man, who considers himself a bit of a style guru and who decides to take the two girls in hand and transform them from bucolic beauties to delectable debutantes. Using money raised from the sale of a valuable brooch given to Rufa by Edward Reculver, an old family friend, the two sisters set out to ensnare their victims in the marrying game - but things don't go quite the way they had planned....

Unashamedly romantic, this whimsical and witty comedy of manners (which I found a little reminiscent of Dodie Smith's
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6 of 7 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars unputdownable 26 Mar 2005
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Format:Paperback
I was intrigued because I had read columns by Kate Saunders during her career with the Daily Telegraph and wanted to see how she was at novels (I was not disappointed!) Sometimes a large book goes through a phase of being hard going but the story captures the reader in the first few pages and throughout the story brings all the characters entirely to life - I thoroughly enjoyed this book and look forward to reading more by Kate Saunders.
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5.0 out of 5 stars loved it. 20 Oct 2013
Format:Kindle Edition|Verified Purchase
this is a book for lovers of Victoria Clayton. Its a sophisticated romance with no sex or shopping, thank heaven.!
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