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The 'Piping Times'

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Title:The 'Piping Times'
Farnol, John Jeffery   
(1 of 38 for author by title)
Adam Penfeather, Buccaneer: His Early Exploits
Published:   1946
Publisher:The Ryerson Press
Tags:fiction, romance

Justin, Viscount Wade-Orrington has never felt like much of a gentleman's son, he's always been different from the others, no good at book work, not handsome like his father and he hasn't got a mother. Worse, he doesn't know if she's dead or alive. His father doesn't seem to worry about any of that, instead he sets about arranging for him to marry Helene, Marchioness of Dorincourt.

Having no desire to do so he leaves London and his father sends him to fix up the ancestral home, Trevore where he meets Samatha Dudeney an American who knows how to make angel cake... [Suggest a different description.]

Pages:265 Info

Author Bio for Farnol, John Jeffery

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Jeffery Farnol (10 February 1878 – 9 August 1952) was a British writer since 1907 until his death, known for writing more than 40 romance novels, some formulaic and set in the Georgian Era or English Regency period, and swashbucklers, he with Georgette Heyer founded the Regency romantic genre.

He published his first romance novel My Lady Caprice in 1907. The success of his early novels led Farnol to become a professional writer. He produced around 40 novels and volumes of stories, and some non-fiction and children's books. His last book was completed by his second wife Phyllis.

Two of his early books, The Amateur Gentleman and The Broad Highway, have been issued in a version edited by romance novelist Barbara Cartland. The Amateur Gentleman was adapted for British film in 1920 and 1936, American film in 1926.--Wikipedia.

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