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La Duquesa / The Duchess

La Duquesa / The Duchess (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

By Steel, Danielle

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Traicionada. Abandonada. Invencible. Ang lique Latham no es realmente duquesa, aunque tras perder a su madre cuando era muy peque a, se ha criado en el majestuoso castillo de Belgrave junto a su padre, el duque de Westerfield, que siempre la quiso con locura. Pero ahora su padre ...ha muerto, y sus hermanastros han decidido desheredarla. Est sola en el mundo. A sus dieciocho a os, Ang lique es lista y muy hermosa, pero tiene mala suerte, pues, aunque consigue colocarse como ni era de una familia acomodada, un suceso desagradable e injusto la deja otra vez en la calle. Sin hogar, sin referencias ni contactos, viajar a Par s. All , despu s de rescatar a una joven de una situaci n horrible, tendr la clave de su futuro. Un negocio ins lito y poco convencional, una ocupaci n, siempre al borde del esc ndalo, que nadie espera de la hija de un duque. ENGLISH DESCRIPTION NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER - The incomparable Danielle Steel breaks new ground as she takes us to nineteenth-century England, where a high-born young woman is forced out into the world--and begins a journey of survival, sensuality, and long-sought justice. Ang lique Latham has grown up at magnificent Belgrave Castle under the loving tutelage of her father, the Duke of Westerfield, after the death of her aristocratic French mother. At eighteen she is her father's closest, most trusted child, schooled in managing their grand estate. But when he dies, her half-brothers brutally turn her out, denying her very existence. Ang lique has a keen mind, remarkable beauty, and an envelope of money her father pressed upon her. To survive, she will need all her resources--and one bold stroke of fortune. Unable to secure employment without references or connections, Ang lique desperately makes her way to Paris, where she rescues a young woman fleeing an abusive madam--and suddenly sees a possibility: Open an elegant house of pleasure that will protect its women and serve only the best clients. With her upper-class breeding, her impeccable style, and her father's bequest, Ang lique creates Le Boudoir, soon a sensational establishment where powerful men, secret desires, and beautiful, sophisticated women come together. But living on the edge of scandal, can she ever make a life of her own--or regain her rightful place in the world? From England to Paris to New York, Danielle Steel captures an age of upheaval and the struggles of women in a male-ruled society--and paints a captivating portrait of a woman of unquenchable spirit, who in houses great or humble is every ounce a duchess.
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ISBN 9781949061109
Released NZ 19 Mar 2019
Publisher Plaza & Janes Editores, S.A.
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
Language Spanish
Internationally sourced; ships 6-14 working days

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ISBN-13 9781949061109
Stock Available
Status Internationally sourced; ships 6-14 working days
Publisher Plaza & Janes Editores, S.A.
Imprint Plaza & Janes Editores, S.A.
Released 19 Mar 2019
Publication Country
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
Language Spanish
Author(s) By Steel, Danielle
Category Romantic Fiction: Historical
Historical Fiction
Number of Pages 400
Dimensions Width: 152mm
Height: 226mm
Spine: 25mm
Dewey Code 813.54
Weight 363g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
Library of Congress Historical fiction, Man-woman relationships, Brothels, Betrayal, Secrecy
NBS Text Historical & Mythological Fiction
ONIX Text General/trade