The Rationalist

The Rationalist Silas Grange is a handsome young doctor who prides himself on keeping his appetites under perfect control But when Grange is summoned by a mysterious voluptuous widow named Celia Quill he submits re

  • Title: The Rationalist
  • Author: Warwick Collins
  • ISBN: 9780345391858
  • Page: 137
  • Format: Paperback
  • Silas Grange is a handsome young doctor who prides himself on keeping his appetites under perfect control But when Grange is summoned by a mysterious, voluptuous widow named Celia Quill, he submits readily to the power of her sensuality Calmly, expertly, and with studied poise, Mrs Quill initiates Grange into pleasures beyond his imagination and then proceeds to bSilas Grange is a handsome young doctor who prides himself on keeping his appetites under perfect control But when Grange is summoned by a mysterious, voluptuous widow named Celia Quill, he submits readily to the power of her sensuality Calmly, expertly, and with studied poise, Mrs Quill initiates Grange into pleasures beyond his imagination and then proceeds to betray him with deceit beyond his darkest fears.Set in an eighteenth century English world of polished surfaces and secret desires, THE RATIONALIST weaves a story of reason overthrown by passion, pure intellect subverted by sexual obsession Warwick Collins, acclaimed author of CHALLENGE, proves himself a master of historical fiction and a prose stylist of extraordinary power.

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    1. A thought provoking book, not necessarily for fans of the NY Times Best-Seller's list. But students of English Literature or Philosophy will likely find something here to give them pause. Set in England at the end of the eighteenth century, Silas Grange is a handsome young doctor who enters into an agreement with a friend. He takes his agreement seriously and tries in earnest to keep the promise he has made. Unfortunately his friend is not as honest as he is and with the help of his colleague, D [...]

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