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The Scandal of the Season Hardcover – 6 Sep 2007

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  • Hardcover: 304 pages
  • Publisher: Chatto & Windus; First Edition edition (6 Sept. 2007)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0701181168
  • ISBN-13: 978-0701181161
  • Product Dimensions: 16.2 x 3 x 24 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 3.2 out of 5 stars 18 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 2,391,730 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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'Gee's sparkling debut brilliantly marries historical veracity with literary flourish'
-- Marie Claire

'An entertaining and accomplished debut that marries accessible erudition and salacious fun'
-- The First Post

'Fresh, sexy and funny, this debut is so readable it's like an 18th-century Jilly Cooper novel' -- Elle

'I was dazzled by her flair and brio... Gee displays a delight in wordplay... comparable with any 18th-century wit's.'
-- Daily Telegraph

'The Scandal of the Season is a treat; rich and satisfying'
-- The Economist

'The dirt is dished on the illicit relationship between two glamorous aristocrats that so scandalised society' -- Easy Living

'This is historical fiction at its wittiest and most enlightening.'
-- Independent

'a brisk and witty novel of calculated unsentimental and highly accomplished literary novel' -- Financial Times

`Gee manages to show us a society in action rather than merely describing it.'
-- The Guardian

`Sophie Gee has brought bawdy, chaotic 18th-century London to life with verve' -- New Statesman


`an entertaining read'
--This text refers to the Audio CD edition.

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