A Dazzling Story of Risk and Dangerous Liasions. Beautiful, clever Arabella Fermor is seduced by charming Robert Petre, seventh baron of Ingatestone.
Eager to secure herself a rich and handsome husband, Arabella cannot guess that the enigmatic robert is entwined in a treasonous plot against Queen Anne.
Watching the pair from the outskirts is a crippled man destined to become the genius of his age - the poet Alexander Pope.
In Arabella and Robert's flirtations he has found the tale of temptation, coquetry and danger that might just make his fortune...
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 320 pages
- Publisher: Vintage Publishing
- Publication Date: 07/08/2008
- Category: Historical fiction
- ISBN: 9780099507291