book cover of Man of Consequence

Man of Consequence

(1979)
A novel by

 
 
Free at last from the boredom of country living, Elizabeth and Henry Alveton prepare to launch themselves on the London Season. Henry's ambition is to join the dandy set, and his sister aims to become such a social success that she will be asked to dance by the great Mr Brummell! These plans do not allow for the stern Earl of Cranden, appointed trustee of the pair under their great uncle's will. The Earl, disinclined at first to meddle, soon finds himself forced to restrain is irresponsible charges. Angered by the Earl's interference. Elizabeth resolves to do battle with him, but her rebellion against such a man of consequence can never succeed.



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