A Girl Called Foote

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Set in England in the 1800s, this is the coming-of-age story of two remarkable people leading very different lives. Misfortune requires the very clever Lydia to seek work as a maid. From the moment mischievous Sir Jonathan catches her reading books she is supposed to be dusting, he is intrigued. Thus begins a clandestine relationship that is, for both of them, amusing, confusing and enlightening. More

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  • Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
  • Words: 89,090
  • Language: English
  • ISBN: 9781311045027
About A. E. Walnofer

A.E. Walnofer presently lives with her husband and daughter in a tall, narrow house. Each hot, dry summer, the three of them sit around and dream about lush, green, fern-edged hiking trails.

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Review by: rose on Jan. 23, 2017 : (no rating)
Initially, i thought it might be a long and boring moment reading d book, due to d book cover. I decided to read it nd discovered dat it wasn't like other historical romance. This was a sweet romance,dat took my imaginations to periods with no technology or other distractions. Love d poem, love ur book!! Thanks for not describing how perfect d man or woman physical attributes were!!#smiles#
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Review by: eva mader on March 8, 2016 :
this is great to read! i fell in love with the caracters emidietly. The fact that you get to know the Lead caracters from an early age on is awesome! i realy enjoied reading this book!
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Review by: Brandon Barr on Feb. 25, 2016 :
Wonderful prose! A.E Walnofer's characters are witty and real, and they come to life in a rich 18th century English setting fraught with the mundane dilemma's of both the wealthy and the servant class. Highly recommended for readers who love a good historical novel that sweeps you back to that place and time and puts you into the lives of characters you wish you could meet.
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Review by: Marg3uerite on Feb. 8, 2016 :
This is one of the best books I have read.
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Review by: tazzymc on July 14, 2015 :
Well-written, entertaining and manages to be lighthearted and thought provoking at the same time. I liked the main characters (I never enjoy a book if I don't like the people in it), and disliked the ones I was supposed to dislike. Would happily read more by this author
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Review by: rosenbaumcinco on June 24, 2015 :
This is a satisfying and beautiful story. From the details of even minor characters and moments to the thrill of how it all ends. I was delighted by this story and how the characters changed as the world around them did. If you love books and toasted cheese sandwiches, this witty book is for you.
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Review by: milldia on June 10, 2015 :
A truly delightful read! I loved the emotional investment into several of the characters and the drama of their circumstances. A.E. Walnofer brought me from tears to laughter several times as I read this book and I couldn't put it down! I would recommend this book to anyone looking for entertainment with wholesome, family-friendly values and true development of maturity in the characters and their decision making.
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Review by: Sarah Silas on June 10, 2015 :
This novel is both beautifully written and entertaining. Refreshingly earthy and human, yet fittingly sophisticated and real to the setting. I appreciate the originality of the story, the realness of the characters, and the entertaining-yet-thought-provoking plot line. I would highly recommend this novel, it is a wonderful read and a good edition to any library.
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Review by: Linda Winey on May 18, 2015 :
This is a thoroughly engrossing story. At first I felt it dragged a little bit, but then the story picked up and never fell.

I I recommend it eagerly.
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