The land of the Great Sophy

by Stevens, Roger Sir

Publisher: Eyre Methuen in London

Written in English
Cover of: The land of the Great Sophy | Stevens, Roger Sir
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Edition Notes

StatementRoger Stevens.
LC ClassificationsDS254.5 .S7 1979
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, 332 p., [8] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages332
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4482687M
ISBN 10041345780X, 0413457907
LC Control Number79311243

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It is not a travel guide for modern Iran. Rather, it is a guide for those who want to visit the ancient cities and monuments of the Persian Empire.5/5(1). "The Grand Sophy is a very entertaining Regency romance with wonderfully eccentric characters and a very humorous plot." - Once Upon a Romance From the Publisher/5().

The first edition of the novel was published inand was written by Georgette Heyer. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Paperback format. The main characters of this romance, historical story are Sophia Stanton-Lacy, Charles Rivenhall.

Sophy is, admittedly, forward, bold, and out-spoken enough that she could have become as irritating to me as Leonie is; but I think Heyer handled Sophy with far more skill than she did Leonie - no great surprise, perhaps, since there's a gap of about three decades between the two books - and she's instead a /5(3K).

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The grand Sophy / by Georgette Heyer. The Grand Sophy Quotes Showing of 39 “I shall be much obliged to you, cousin, if you will refrain from telling my sisters that she has a face like a horse!’ ‘But, Charles, no blame attaches to Miss Wraxton.

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In Paul's world, kinship and heritage play a major role in understanding one's past, one's social situation, what one can expect from life, and upon whom one can depend.

In the Grand Sophy I like the way that attitudes and pomposity are crafted, human emotions and actions are relevant in every age but so much easier to read in an age other than our own. I find her books both illuminating and refreshing and a great distraction on Reviews:   The Grand Sophy by Georgette Heyer; 21 editions; First published in ; Subjects: s, Fiction, Historical Fiction, Romance, Social life and customs; Places: England; People: Miss Sophia 'Sophy' Stanton-Lacy, Charles Rivenhall.