Londra, 1813. Simon Arthur Henry Fitzranulph Basset, nuovo duca di Hastings ed erede di uno dei titoli più antichi e prestigiosi d'Inghilterra, è uno scapolo assai desiderato. A dire il vero, è letteralmente perseguitato da schiere di madri dell'alta società che farebbero di tutto pur di combinare un buon matrimonio per le loro fanciulle in età da marito. E Simon, sempre alquanto riluttante, è in cima alla lista dei loro interessi. Anche la madre di Daphne Bridgerton è indaffaratissima e intende trovare il marito perfetto per la maggiore delle sue figlie femmine, che ha già debuttato in società da un paio d'anni e che rischia di rimanere - Dio non voglia! - zitella. Assillati ciascuno a suo modo dalle ferree leggi del "mercato matrimoniale", Daphne e Simon, vecchio amico di suo fratello Anthony, escogitano un piano: si fingeranno fidanzati e così saranno lasciati finalmente in pace. Ciò che non hanno messo in conto è che, ballo dopo ballo, conversazione dopo conversazione, ricordarsi che quanto li lega è solo finzione diventerà sempre più difficile. Quella che era iniziata come una recita sembra proprio trasformarsi in realtà. Una realtà tremendamente ricca di passione e coinvolgimento.
- ISBN: 8804724277
- Casa Editrice: Mondadori
- Pagine: 341
Okay here we go. I read this because it's my friend's favorite and she wanted me to give it a go. I think it's important to try new things because I've fallen in love with genres this way. Unfortunately, I really didn't like this, and here's why: What I liked: - The build up for this romance was reall Leggi tutto
why would you ruin a perfectly good romance with a rape scene. just because it was a guy doesn’t mean it’s not rape!!!! hoping the creators of the netflix adaptation uh change that
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It's okay to rape your husband . (Source: Chapter 18 onwards.) Up until this chapter The Duke and I was on the road to four stars. Four and not five because of: ➜ Anthony's behaviour after witnessing his friend's mouth on his sister's chest in the garden of a house party, challenging his FRIEND to a du Leggi tutto
Słaby romans historyczny o wzajemnym pogwałcaniu swoich cielesnych praw. Nie, dziękuję.
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