An Infamous Army: A Novel of Wellington, Waterloo, Love and by Georgette Heyer PDF

By Georgette Heyer

ISBN-10: 1402210078

ISBN-13: 9781402210075

At the eve of conflict, passions are operating high... ''A tremendous achievement...vivid, exact, dramatic...the description of Waterloo is magnificent.''-DAILY MAIL ''My favourite ancient novelist.''-MARGARET DRABBLE in the summertime OF 1815, with Napolean Bonaparte marching down from the north, Brussels is a whirlwind of events, balls and soirees. within the swirling social scene surrounding the Duke of Wellington and his noble aides de camp, not anyone draws extra recognition than the attractive, outrageous younger widow woman Barbara Childe. On their first assembly, rushing Colonel Charles Audley proposes to her, yet even their betrothal does not calm her wild habit. ultimately, with the conflict of Waterloo raging simply miles away, civilians fleeing and the wounded pouring again into town, girl Barbara discovers the place her middle relatively lies, and prefer a real noblewoman, she rises to the get together, and to the calls for of affection, lifestyles and war... ''Wonderful characters, based, witty writing, ideal interval element, and rapturously romantic. Georgette Heyer achieves what the remainder of us purely aspire to.'' -KATIE FFORDE

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A glance at Colonel Audley’s face was enough to inform her that this disgraceful circumstance was not likely to weigh with him as it should. InfamousArmy Internals 7/20/07 3:18 PM Page 45 An Infamous Army 4 5 His hand came up to grasp her elbow, not ungently, but with a certain urgency. ’ replied Judith crossly. She recollected herself, and added with an attempt to conceal her annoyance: ‘You are looking at the wrong lady. That is Barbara Childe. ‘Are you acquainted with her? You know, she is not quite the thing.

I have only to drive to Enghien to find an eligible parti. InfamousArmy Internals 7/20/07 3:18 PM Page 33 An Infamous Army 3 3 The cavalry, too! ’ ‘That means we shall have George here, I suppose,’ said Augusta, without any appearance of gratification. ‘Yes, but never mind that! What do you say to a gallant hussar? The 10th are coming out and they wear such charming clothes! I have had a riding dress made à la hussar, in the palest green, all frogged and laced with silver. ’ ‘You may not, but it is not very agreeable for us.

Breathed Miss Devenish. ’ Miss Devenish made no reply to this observation, her attention remaining fixed upon the two ladies who had come into the salon. The elder, Lady Vidal, was a handsome brunette, whose air, dress, and deportment all proclaimed the lady of fashion. She was accompanied by her husband, the Marquis of Vidal, a fleshy InfamousArmy Internals 2 4 7/20/07 G E O R G E T T E 3:18 PM Page 24 H E Y E R man, with a shock of reddish hair, a permanent crease between thick, sandy brows, and a rather pouting mouth.

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