Thursday, February 24, 2011
Judith Harkness: The Determined Bachelor
The Determined Bachelor was published by Signet in February 1981 and was written by Judith Harkness. Anne Calder was a published author who was interested in writing about London society rather than marrying a local squire. However she needed an entree into society and decided the best avenue was to become governess in the house of Sir Basil Ives.
Allan Kass shows our couple either embracing or the heroine fainting. She is in riding dress and we see her hat and crop on the desk behind her. The hero also wears a red riding jacket, so maybe they were out together. I like the window and brick building in the background. The desk is also very unique though I am not sure at the little figurine which looks like it's standing on top of the candlestick!