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A Runaway Star

3.55  ·  Rating Details ·  44 Ratings  ·  3 Reviews
When Gracila turned up her exquisite face to gaze at Lord Damien, he said in a trembling voice:
''For God's sake, do not look at me like that... you who are so pure, so perfect, so innocent. Now when I see you, I know that I must go away. Go away!''
She echoed: ''But I do not understand.''
''I cannot meet you anymore. It is wrong for you, and hell for me.''
Gracila longed to c
Paperback, 151 pages
Published July 1978 by Bantam Books (first published 1978)
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Aayesha Khatri
Let me just get all this emotion out, then I can write a rational review.

Okay, I'm calm now. *brushes dust off skirt lady-like-ly*

This was a very sweet, super fluffy-angst-y story about an innocent, unworldly girl and a far too worldly, cynical, disillusioned man.
Our heroine, is 19 years old and engaged to be married to a duke more than half her age. Too young to realise what that would entail, she is busy in her own world filled with books and daydreaming.

Okay well *cough cough*

(and also, I am
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Nice light read that requires no brain power. Enjoyable.
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Cute twist at the end.
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