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The Quiet Gentleman Audiobook

The Quiet Gentleman

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Publisher's Summary

When Gervase Frant, 7th Earl of St Erth, returns at last from Waterloo to his family seat at Stanyon, he enjoys a less than welcome homecoming.

©1951 Georgette Heyer; (P)2014 Audible, Inc.

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    Payne Tallahassee, FL, United States 09-10-11
    Payne Tallahassee, FL, United States 09-10-11
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    "Not very good"

    I was extremely disappointed in the narration of this book. The narrator was so bad I couldn't even make it through the first 4 chapters. His tone was abrasive, especially for the female characters. It was truly a disappointment.

    3 of 4 people found this review helpful
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    L. Sommers St. Louis, MO 08-02-10
    L. Sommers St. Louis, MO 08-02-10 Listener Since 2009

    hopeless romantic and avowed anglophile

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    "Book great, voice grating"

    I have always delighted in reading Georgette Heyer's books, often again and again and have recently been enjoying them on audio so that I can busy my hands with knitting projects while being entertained, but Mr. Garrett's voice, especially when translating the female characters is extremely harsh to listen to. He is more often so shrill and annoying that it is hard to concentrate on the story.

    5 of 7 people found this review helpful
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    tzinnamon 06-19-17
    tzinnamon 06-19-17
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    "A favorite!"

    One of the best of Georgette Heyer's books. Gervase and Drusilla are a very amusing couple. I've reread the story many times and enjoyed the audio version very much.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Catherine 05-04-17
    Catherine 05-04-17 Member Since 2015
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    "Love audio books"

    Although this book was good, it was not a favorite Heyer book for me. The narrator read so fast for some characters that I actually turned the speed down to .75.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    luv-reg Riner, VA 04-10-17
    luv-reg Riner, VA 04-10-17
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    "Yay for the "Ordinary" Heroine"

    I have always believed that the sucess of "Dirty Dancing" was that with all of the women throwing themselves at him, he chose the less than beautiful, having a huge heart heroine. That way, I could picture Patrick Swayze falling in love with me! I have always felt that way about "The Quiet Genteleman." Miss Morville is sensible, nothing more than passable and as astute as St Clair but she is the one he falls for. And when he does, he loses his head and rushes into the room calling her "my little love" among an astounded group of his family and hers. It may take a wee bit long to find that out for sure, but if you love Ms. Heyer, it's always worth the wait.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Righty-o 04-09-17
    Righty-o 04-09-17
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    "Great combo of Heyer's talents!"

    I haven't read/heard her mysteries, but she injects some of that style into this story. It's a real page-turner and so delightful!

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Sunny 07-20-16
    Sunny 07-20-16 Member Since 2016
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    "I am a big G.H. fan but..."

    This was not a good one :(
    It was partially the annoying voices the narrator used but partially just a silly story (and not in the good way her books usually are)

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    C. P. Leonard 04-11-16 Member Since 2006
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    "Great Heroine"

    I am a great reader and listener.I read this story and all the others over 50 years ago. The story teller is just brilliant.He captures the content and characters just right.

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    Megan London 03-08-16
    Megan London 03-08-16

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    "Better than reading the book myself"
    Would you listen to The Quiet Gentleman again? Why?

    The performance is so fantastic!


    What did you like best about this story?

    The story has such amusing characters.


    Have you listened to any of Cornelius Garrett’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

    I have not yet listened to any others, but I certainly will.


    Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

    It made me laugh a lot.


    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Anita 08-01-15
    Anita 08-01-15 Member Since 2014
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    "Enjoyable except for voice of narrator."

    Grating voice. predictable villian.
    As usual great heyer characters. Why are twenty words necessary for a review?

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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