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The Unknown Ajax

Georgette Heyer

The Unknown Ajax

by Georgette Heyer

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  • 25 Currently reading

Published by HarperCollins Publishers (Mm) .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages379
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7286372M
ISBN 100061004456
ISBN 109780061004452
OCLC/WorldCa26823311

Description of the book "The Unknown Ajax": 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 . Sep 24,  · Land Management and Romance: The Unknown Ajax Their banter is arguably the best part of the book, but the two are so well suited that for any suspense whatsoever, Heyer ends up having to .

Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for The Unknown Ajax by Georgette Heyer. at the best online prices at eBay! Free shipping for many products! 'The Unknown Ajax' is a favourite of mine because the Ajax is such a delightful creation and he makes me laugh. This is one of the mystery romance plots, with smugglers thrown in to boot. We begin with the family, the Darracotts, waiting the arrival of the new heir.4/5(49).

The Unknown Ajax By Georgette Heyer - FictionDB. Cover art, synopsis, sequels, reviews, awards, publishing history, genres, and time period. Jan 12,  · The Unknown Ajax takes us to a family estate on the coastal border of Sussex and Kent where the majority of the story is the happenings during a family gathering for the arrival of a long lost family member. The focus of this book is on the family as a whole and the dynamics of having such characters all under the same roof.


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Jul 10,  · The Unknown Ajax (Regency Romances Book 19) - Kindle edition by Georgette Heyer. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Unknown Ajax (Regency Romances Book 19)/5().

The Unknown Ajax book. Read reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Miles from anywhere, Darracott Place is presided over by elderly /5.

Jul 10,  · The Unknown Ajax (Regency Romances) [Georgette Heyer] on forabetterchicago.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Wonderful entertainment from first page to last. ―Chicago Sunday Tribune A past dispute When the irascible Lord Darracott's eldest son dies unexpectedly/5().

The Unknown Ajax is a Regency romance novel by Georgette Heyer. The story is set in Plot summary. Hugo Darracott, an enormous figure of a young man, arrives at Darracott Place in Sussex to find his family waiting: his grandfather, Lord Darracott; his uncle, Matthew, a politician, his wife, Lady Aurelia and their sons Vincent and Claud Author: Georgette Heyer.

Sep 01,  · Georgette Heyer has always been one of my favourites ever since I got introduced to her about twelve years ago. I have marked, amongst her regency novels, a few favourites - one of which is The Unknown Ajax.

An unknown grandson is to inherit Lord Darracott's estates, and none too happy about it than his lordship himself/5. Oct 01,  · The Unknown Ajax is more unique than the other books I have read because she adds a suspense subplot here (I know that Heyer jumped to the contemporary romantic suspense bandwagon later on in her career) and that the novel focuses more on the hero than on the romance between the two characters.

Anthea is quite an interesting heroine as well.5/5(5). Upon re-reading this book, I had to revise my rating from 3 to 5 stars. This is a fabulous story of bluffs, hoaxes, schemes, and other hilarious acts of deception.

Hugo, the "unknown Ajax", is a truly charming character, and the supporting cast is outstanding. Dec 24,  · I have had this book since I was a teenager, which is many years ago. So I decided to get it on my kindle to read when I feel like reading it yet again.

All of Georgette Heyer's regency romances are wonderful, and "The Unknown Ajax" is one of my favourites of hers. Full of gentle mystery, snobbery, and as in all of her books, appealing romance/5().

Georgette Heyer - The Unknown Ajax. ‘Well, I wouldn’t do that, if I were you,’ said Hugo. ‘He’d as lief you didn’t: he doesn’t want a fuss made, you see!’4/5(32). The Unknown Ajax by Georgette Heyer and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at forabetterchicago.com Nov 18,  · Are you sure you want to remove The unknown Ajax from your list.

About the Book. Miles from anywhere, Darracott Place is presided over by elderly Lord Darracott. Irascible Lord Darracott rules his barony with a firm hand.

The tragic accident that kills his eldest son by drowning has done nothing to improve his temper. For now he must send for.

Georgette Heyer - The Unknown Ajax. ‘I don’t,’ replied Hugo. ‘You and I, lad, have got work to do here!4/5(32). The Unknown Ajax () About book: Although this book is a bit slow, it’s mostly funny: a light enjoyable read.

Before I talk about the plot, I’d like to sketch the family tree of the Darracotts, the family at the center of the novel. The old Lord Darracott is an octogenarian patriarch and a 4/5(5).

Sep 25,  · Guest review by Laura A. Wallace: The Unknown Ajax is one of Georgette Heyer's funniest Regencies. It is populated with some of her more memorable characters and ends with a protracted scene reminiscent of comic opera, with a dozen people coming in and fading out in a seamless composition that builds to a climax as.

Jul 29,  · The unknown Ajax by Georgette Heyer,Harlequin edition, in EnglishPages: Aug 23,  · Of course, no discussion of The Unknown Ajax would be complete without some mention of the supporting characters. The cast is large—surprisingly so in a book set in the country, without the backdrop of London Society—and features a variety of persons who are, in the words of Lord Darracott’s butler, "all of them related, and too many of.

The Unknown Ajax (eBook): Heyer, Georgette: A past dispute When the irascible Lord Darracott's eldest son dies unexpectedly, the noble family must accept their estranged Yorkshire cousin as heir apparent.

They are convinced he will prove to be a sadly vulgar person, but nothing could have prepared the beleaguered family for the arrival of Major Hugo Darracott A present deception.

Dec 24,  · Georgette Heyer's 'Unknown Ajax' proves that there are no new plots, really, but it doesn't matter - it's how you tell it. The book is set in Regency times, perhaps aroundbut takes place on a remote estate in Kent rather than back in fashionable London.

There is mystery, humour, a dangerous brush with the law and a love story in this book/5(). The Unknown Ajax (Book): Heyer, Georgette, 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.

Georgette Heyer has always been one of my favourites ever since I got introduced to her about twelve years ago. I have marked, amongst her regency novels, a few favourites - one of which is The Unknown Ajax.

An unknown grandson is to inherit Lord Darracott's estates, and none too happy about it /5(23). "Wonderful entertainment from first page to last."—Chicago Sunday TribuneA past dispute When the irascible Lord Darracott's eldest son dies unexpectedly, the noble family must accept their estranged Yorkshire cousin as heir apparent.

They are convinced he will prove to be a sadly vulgar person, but nothing could have prepared the beleaguered family for the arrival of Major Hugo Darracott 4/5(28).Jan 26,  · The Unknown Ajax Item Preview remove-circle The Unknown Ajax forabetterchicago.com: Print - Paper forabetterchicago.com: Book forabetterchicago.com: NE-DLI-TR Addeddate ABBYY FineReader Ppi Scanner Internet Archive Python library dev4.

plus-circle Add Review. comment. Reviews There are no reviews yet. Be the first one to write a review. 1,Get this from a library! The unknown Ajax. [Georgette Heyer] -- Lord Darracott rules his barony with a firm hand.

But when a tragic accident kills his eldest son, he must summon the next heir apparent--the unknown offspring of the uncle whom the family is never.