Romance books set in United Kingdom (16)


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1.

Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen EN

Rating: 5 (60 votes)
Description:
"He began to feel the danger of paying Elizabeth too much attention." Pride and Prejudice , one of the most famous love stories of all time, has also proven itself as a treasured mainstay of the English literary canon. With the arrival of eligible young men in their neighbourhood, the lives of Mr. and Mrs. Bennet and their five daughters are turned inside out and upside down. Pride encounters prejudice, upward-mobility confronts social disdain, and quick-wittedness challenges sagacity. Misconceptions and hasty judgements bring heartache and scandal, but eventually lead to true understanding, s... continue

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Silver in the Wood by Emily Tesh EN

Rating: 5 (2 votes)
Description:
"A true story of the woods, of the fae, and of the heart. Deep and green and wonderful.”—Naomi Novik There is a Wild Man who lives in the deep quiet of Greenhollow, and he listens to the wood. Tobias, tethered to the forest, does not dwell on his past life, but he lives a perfectly unremarkable existence with his cottage, his cat, and his dryads. When Greenhollow Hall acquires a handsome, intensely curious new owner in Henry Silver, everything changes. Old secrets better left buried are dug up, and Tobias is forced to reckon with his troubled past—both the green magic of the woods, and the dar... continue

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On Chesil Beach by Ian McEwan EN

Rating: 4 (2 votes)
Description:
It is July 1962. Florence is a talented musician who dreams of a career on the concert stage and of the perfect life she will create with Edward, an earnest young history student who unexpectedly won her heart.

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Frenchman's Creek by Daphne Du Maurier EN

Rating: 5 (1 vote)
Description:
The Restoration Court knows Lady Dona St Columb to be ripe for any folly, any outrage that will alter the tedium of her days. But there is another, secret Dona who longs for freedom, honest love - and sweetness, even if it is spiced with danger. To escape the shallowness of court life, Dona retreats to Navron, her husband's remote Cornish estate. There, she seeks peace in its solitary woods and hidden creeks. But she finds instead a daring pirate, hunted by all Cornwall, a Frenchman who, like Dona, would gamble his life for a moment's joy. Together, they embark upon a quest rife with danger an... continue

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Scris pe trup by Jeanette Winterson RO

Rating: 3 (1 vote)
Description:
Traducere de Vali Florescu Cărțile scriitoarei britanice Jeanette Winterson sunt publicate în peste 35 de țări. „De ce măsura iubirii este pierderea ei?" Așa începe un roman frumos ca o scrisoare de dragoste, în care protagoniștii se caută, se găsesc într-o noapte ploioasă, se iubesc nebunește și în cele din urmă rătăcesc iremediabil drumul unul spre celălalt. Pe ea o cheamă Louise. Are păr prerafaelit și pielea albă ca laptele. Dar persoana pe care o iubește și care-i așterne pe hârtie povestea n-are nici nume, nici chip, nici sex. Însă dragostea nu cunoaște astfel de îngrădiri. E, așa cum de... continue

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Din vârful degetelor by Sarah Waters RO

Rating: 4 (1 vote)
Description:
Sue Trinder este o orfana crescuta in cel mai rau famat cartier al Londrei. Cind Domnu, un escroc prieten de-al casei, ii face o propunere avantajoasa, Sue hotaraste sa conforme asteptarile celor care au ocrotit-o: nu trebuie decit sa cistige increderea unei domnisoare naive dintr-un conac de la tara si sa il ajute pe Domnu s-o cucereasca si sa puna mina pe averea ei. Dar dupa ce Sue ajunge sa o cunoasca pe victima inselaciunii planuite, evenimentele iau o turnura neasteptata... Un roman dickensian, plin de suspans si de rasturnari spectaculoase.

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Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë RO

Rating: 5 (5 votes)
Description:
A gothic masterpiece of tempestuous passions and dark secrets, Charlotte Brontë's Jane Eyre is edited with an introduction and notes by Stevie Davis in Penguin Classics. Charlotte Brontë tells the story of orphaned Jane Eyre, who grows up in the home of her heartless aunt, enduring loneliness and cruelty. This troubled childhood strengthens Jane's natural independence and spirit - which prove necessary when she finds employment as a governess to the young ward of Byronic, brooding Mr Rochester. As her feelings for Rochester develop, Jane gradually uncovers Thornfield Hal... continue

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Get a Life, Chloe Brown by Talia Hibbert EN

Rating: 5 (1 vote)
Description:
Talia Hibbert, one of contemporary romance’s brightest new stars, delivers a witty, hilarious romantic comedy about a woman who’s tired of being “boring” and recruits her mysterious, sexy neighbor to help her get a life—perfect for fans of Sally Thorne, Jasmine Guillory, and Helen Hoang. Chloe Brown is a chronically ill computer geek with a goal, a plan, and a list. After almost—but not quite—dying, she’s determined to spice up her life and finally fit in with her glamorous family. Her “Get a Life” list has six directives, and she’s already completed the first: finally moving out of her family... continue

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Heartstopper #5: A Graphic Novel by Alice Oseman EN

Rating: 5 (2 votes)
Description:
*Now an acclaimed live-action Netflix series!* Boy meets boy. Boys become friends. Boys fall in love. The bestselling LGBTQ+ graphic novel about life, love, and everything that happens in between: this is the fifth volume of the much-loved HEARTSTOPPER series, featuring gorgeous two-color artwork. Nick and Charlie are very much in love. They've finally said those three little words, and Charlie has almost persuaded his mum to let him sleep over at Nick's house... but with Nick going off to university next year, is everything about to change? By Alice Oseman, winner of the YA Book Prize, Hearts... continue

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Mândrie şi prejudecată by Jane Austen RO

Rating: 4 (1 vote)
Description:
Elizabeth Bennet, una dintre cele cinci fiice ale unui gentleman din mediul rural al Angliei secolului al XIX-lea, se afla in fata unei dileme privind viitorul ei si al surorilor sale: in cazul eventualei morti a parintelui lor, neavand drept la mostenire, fetele trebuie sa-si asigure o existenta decenta, printr-o casatorie convenabila si sigura. Acest lucru devine o obsesie pentru mama lor, care se arata dispusa la orice compromisuri numai ca sa obtina garantia ca fetele vor avea un viitor stabil si sigur. O oportunitate neasteptata se iveste in clipa cand in vecinatate se intaleaza domnul Da... continue

11.

Get a Life, Chloe Brown : A Novel by Talia Hibbert EN

Rating: 4 (1 vote)
Description:
Talia Hibbert, one of contemporary romance’s brightest new stars, delivers a witty, hilarious romantic comedy about a woman who’s tired of being “boring” and recruits her mysterious, sexy neighbor to help her get a life—perfect for fans of Sally Thorne, Jasmine Guillory, and Helen Hoang. Chloe Brown is a chronically ill computer geek with a goal, a plan, and a list. After almost—but not quite—dying, she’s determined to spice up her life and finally fit in with her glamorous family. Her “Get a Life” list has six directives, and she’s already completed the first: finally moving out of her family... continue

12.

Godmersham Park by Gill Hornby EN

Rating: 4 (1 vote)
Description:
'Utterly absorbing and illuminating. Written with a sure and stylish hand. Gill Hornby's best book yet.' Esther Freud __________________________ FROM THE #1 BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF MISS AUSTEN On 21 January 1804, Anne Sharpe arrives at Godmersham Park in Kent to take up the position of governess. At 31 years old, she has no previous experience of either teaching or fine country houses. Her mother has died, and she has nowhere else to go. Anne is left with no choice. For her new charge - twelve-year-old Fanny Austen - Anne's arrival is all novelty and excitement. The governess role is a uniquely ... continue



15.

Emma by Jane Austen RO

Rating: 4 (1 vote)
Description:
„Jane Austen avea cel mai minunat dar din câte am întâlnit în a descrie implicaţiile, sentimentele şi caracterele din viaţa obişnuită. Rafinamentul cu care transformă personajele şi situaţiile din banale în interesante, tuşa de veridic pe care o imprimă descrierilor şi sentimentelor sunt lucruri la care eu nu pot decât să aspir.” – SIR WALTER SCOTT „Domnişoara Austen a înţeles perfect dimensiunea măruntă a vieţii... A fost o mare creatoare, egală – în mica ei sferă – cu Shakespeare…” – ALFRE... continue

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Young Mungo by Douglas Stuart EN

Rating: 5 (1 vote)
Description:
The brilliant new novel from the Booker Prize-winning author of Shuggie Bain