Powder And Patch
Georgette Heyer

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Narrated By: Jot Davies

Duration: 6 hours and 37 minutes

What to expect

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Powder And Patch is read by Jot Davies.

If he is to win her hand, Philip must become what he is not.

In an 18th-Century England of wit, womanising and powdered wigs, provincial Philip Jettan runs the risk of irreproachability. Cleone Charteris stands in no such danger. The golden-haired, headstrong despair of men, she seeks a husband who can duel and dice with the best of them. So Philip leaves for Paris, where his father's hopes and his lover's ideals are realised but with unforeseen consequences for them both ...

A peerlessly successful and prolific romantic novelist, Georgette Heyer shows in Powder And Patch what won her a wide, devoted readership that continues to this day.

© Georgette Heyer 1923 (P) Penguin Audio 2021

Genre

Historical romance, Classic fiction

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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

A writer of great wit and style ... I've read her books to ragged shreds

Daily Telegraph

Wonderful characters, elegant, witty writing, perfect period detail, and rapturously romantic. Georgette Heyer achieves what the rest of us only aspire to

Katie Fforde

Georgette Heyer is unbeatable