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  • Published: 1 March 2005
  • ISBN: 9780099474364
  • Imprint: Arrow
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 352
  • RRP: $28.99

The Unknown Ajax




One of best-known and most beloved historical novelists captures a whole new audience in a stunning repackage.

Miles from anywhere, Darracott Place is presided over by irascible Lord Darracott. The recent drowning of his eldest son has done nothing to improve his temper. For now he must send for the unknown offspring of the uncle whom the family are never permitted to mention. Yet none of that beleaguered family are prepared for the arrival of the weaver's brat and heir apparent-

  • Published: 1 March 2005
  • ISBN: 9780099474364
  • Imprint: Arrow
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 352
  • RRP: $28.99

About the author

Georgette Heyer

Author of over fifty books, Georgette Heyer is the best-known and best-loved of all historical novelists, who made the Regency period her own. Her first novel, The Black Moth, published in 1921, was written at the age of seventeen to amuse her convalescent brother; her last was My Lord John. Although most famous for her historical novels, she also wrote eleven detective stories. Georgette Heyer died in 1974 at the age of seventy-one.

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Praise for The Unknown Ajax

Georgette Heyer is unbeatable.

India Knight

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Independent

My favourite historical novelist -- stylish, romantic, sharp, and witty. Her sense of period is superb, her heroines are enterprising, and her heroes dashing. I owe her many happy hours.

Margaret Drabble

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