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The Arrangement

(1997)
A novel by

 
 
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In Victorian England, Jonathan Chadwick, a musical genius thought to be wickedly arrogant, tries to outwit gossip columnist Kathryn Wainwright, by pretending to be the idiot savant, Pip. Mix in a Stradivarius, a dead mother who left a painful legacy for her son, a lost fortune, some maiming, and a couple of villains, and there's plenty of potential diversion. While some of it pans out, the rest isn't so much diverting as dissonant. Take, for example, the main mistaken-identity premise: Watching Jonathan/Pip's relationship with Kathryn is downright discomfiting because Pip is more boy than man. Stone (The Wicked Truth) isn't a bad writer, but she needs to limit the dark elements in her book to even out the overall tone.

Genre: Historical Romance

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Paperback Editions

January 2008 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Arrangement (Mills & Boon Historical)
Author(s): Lyn Stone
ISBN: 0-263-86238-0 / 978-0-263-86238-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Mills & Boon
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October 1997 : UK Mass Market Paperback
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Title: The Arrangement (Harlequin Historical)
Author(s): Lyn Stone
ISBN: 0-373-28989-8 / 978-0-373-28989-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Harlequin Books
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Kindle Editions

October 2012 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Arrangement (Mills & Boon Vintage 90s Modern)
Author(s): Lyn Stone
Publisher: Mills & Boon Vintage 90s Modern
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July 2012 : Australia Kindle edition
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Title: The Arrangement
Author(s): Lyn Stone
Publisher: Mills & Boon Special Release
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July 2011 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: The Arrangement
Author(s): Lyn Stone
Publisher: Harlequin Treasury-Harlequin Historicals 90s
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