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The Duchess of Asherwood
 
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Mary A. Garratt
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The Duchess of Asherwood

4.29  ·  Rating details ·  31 Ratings  ·  6 Reviews
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Published May 28th 1981 by Dell Publishing Company (first published May 1st 1981)
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Damona
Jun 01, 2012 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: young-adult
I've had this book for nearly 20 years now. I picked it up on the free paperback exchange rack at the local library when I was in junior high, never realizing until just now that it's apparently a pretty rare book that only had one printing.

I absolutely love the writing style, the fantastic Regency-era slang ("talking slum"), and the general upbeat tone of this book. There's also a bit of a mystery, just for extra fun. I also like that it's a "clean" romance. no heaving, glistening bosoms and r
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Kel
Apr 07, 2009 rated it it was amazing
A mad romp! Don't let the cover fool you. This story is much better than you'd imagine. Ms. Garratt has an excellent grasp of the language and mores of the haut ton in Regency England. I have read this book several times. Does this site have a "re-read" shelf?
This book is the total antithesis of the Amanda Cross book I am also reading, which is a feminist, literary mystery. I like the variety.
Beth
Mar 24, 2012 rated it liked it
An Adorable old regency style romance, forgot I had it on a shelf. If you can find it, its a fun read, its not rocket science, and some of the sensibilities might be a bit skewed, but its still fun.
Paula
Oct 16, 2008 rated it really liked it
enjoyed it....main character was likable.
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Jan 24, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Someone said it was adorable. It was in the 1980s and it still is.
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Jan 02, 2014 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
One of my favorites - read it many times. Enjoyed this time just as much!
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