The Quiet Gentleman by Georgette Heyer

The Quiet Gentleman

Georgette Heyer

fiction historical romance lighthearted mysterious slow-paced

344 pages | first published 1951

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Gervase Frant finally returns to his father's estate to claim his title as the new Seventh Earl of St. Erth at Stanyon. Unscathed from glory at Waterloo, Gervase expected a hero's welcome - instead he's given a frigid cold shoulder. Upon his retur...
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Summary of 379 reviews


lighthearted 87%
mysterious 68%
funny 43%
adventurous 25%
relaxing 12%
hopeful 6%
reflective 6%
tense 6%


medium 68%
slow 25%
fast 6%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 66% | Plot: 25% | Character: 8%

Strong character development?

No: 30% | Yes: 30% | It's complicated: 23% | N/A: 15%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 91% | It's complicated: 8%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 91% | It's complicated: 8%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 50% | Yes: 33% | It's complicated: 8% | N/A: 8%

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