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land of the Great Sophy.

Stevens, Roger Sir.

land of the Great Sophy.

by Stevens, Roger Sir.

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Published by Methuen .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published (B62-8307) 1962.

The Physical Object
Pagination291p.,ill.,22cm
Number of Pages291
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18885061M

Fortunately, Sophy Roberts points us in further directions. So, as well as the book’s website () with more photos, and recordings by Mongolian pianist Odgerel Sampilnorov, who inspired the search, there is a documentary about pianist Vera Lotar-Shevchenko, the subject of one of the chapters, at YouTube/5(20).   A book to savour and remember.' - Helen Rappaport 'Utterly fascinating and revealing to anyone who only knows Siberia through its Great Myth as a forgotten, frozen Nowhere.' - Christopher Somerville 'A thrilling adventure to the ends of the earth, where sunlight glitters in the snowdrifts and the strains of the exile's song floats through the air.5/5(4).

Sophy arrives at her aunt's house just in time to save her mixed-up family from itself. Everyone is hanging out with the absolute wrong person, and the whole place is in an uproar. Luckily, Sophy knows the shocking tricks to straighten things out, and it starts with throwing a really grand party.   Sofka's mother, Sophy, had remarried a homosexual prince, and when he was imprisoned in Russia, Sophy sneaked back to the motherland with a small bag containing a torch, a lethal dose of morphine Author: Sara Wheeler.

Callie Bates is the author of the fantasy novels The Waking Land, The Memory of Fire, and The Soul of is also a harpist and certified harp therapist, sometimes artist, and nature nerd. When she's not reading and writing, she's traipsing through new places and exploring the great outdoors--or in search of the perfect cup of tea.   Sophy Roberts is a British writer whose work focuses on the wild places from Papua New Guinea to the Congo. She began her career assisting the writer Jessica Mitford, and trained in journalism at Columbia University in New York. She regularly contributes to the Financial Times and the US edition of Condé Nast Traveler, among Lost Pianos of Siberia is her first book/5(53).


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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(2). "The Grand Sophy is lively and emotive; a thoroughly satisfying read for all regency era, Historical Romance fans!" - Book Reviews by Bobbie "Heyer wrote a complex and detailed story that really encourages us to think and interact rather than sit /5().

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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 very joyful/5.

The Grand Sophy is a Regency romance novel by Georgette was first published in by Heinemann in the UK and Putnam in the U.S. The story is set in Plot summary. For the past several years Sophia Stanton-Lacy (known as Sophy to everyone) has lived away from England, following her diplomat father Sir Horace around Europe while the Napoleonic Wars Author: Georgette Heyer.

Books similar to The Grand Sophy The Grand Sophy. by Georgette Heyer. avg. rating Ratings. When the redoubtable Sir Horace Stanton-Lacy is ordered to South America on business, he leaves his only daughter Sophia with his sister, Elizabeth Rivenhall, in Berkeley Square. Newly arrived from.

The Grand Sophy Quotes Showing of 38 “I shall be much obliged to you, cousin, if you will refrain from telling my sisters that she has a face like a Author: Georgette Heyer. The Grand Sophy shows Heyer at her very best - it is a outrageously funny book that still has me laughing out loud (I had to stop reading it on the train because other passengers began to complain), it presents a cast of strongly drawn and complex characters, premier among whom is the titular Sophy - Sophia Stanton-Lacy, the irrepressible Cited by: 1.

When Lady Ombersley agrees to take in her young niece, no one expects Sophy, who sweeps in and immediately takes the ton by storm.

Sophy discovers that her aunt's family is in desperate need of her talent for setting everything right: Ceclia is in love with a poet, Charles has tyrannical tendencies that are being aggravated by his grim fiancee, her uncle is of no use at all, and the 75%().

The land of the Great Sophy Item Preview remove-circle Internet Archive Language English. Includes bibliographical references (pages ) and index Internet Archive Books. Scanned in China. Uploaded by ttscribehongkong Pages:   The Grand Sophy, the latest Georgette Heyer release by SourceBooks, is a page turner that will keep the reader guessing and wondering when and how the heroine will top her previous outrageous Horace Stanton-Lacy, a rich widower who has recently returned from the Continent, convinces his sister, Lady Ombersley, that his sweet, motherless daughter.

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 tube journeys and lunch breaks!/5().

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Co., (OCoLC) begged Sophy. "If I were to do something outrageous while in your company, would your credit be good enough to carry me off?" "Let us say my family's credit, Miss Stanton-Lacy. I may venture to reply, without hesitation, yes." "Capital!" said Sophy briskly, and.

A page-turning novel that is also an exploration of the great philosophical concepts of Western thought, Sophie's World has fired the imagination of readers all over the world, with more than twenty million copies in day fourteen-year-old Sophie Amundsen comes home from Brand: Farrar, Straus and Giroux.Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books.

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