Editorial Reviews. Review. “The Corinthian remains one of my favorite Georgette Heyer books a treat and a keeper.” – Lesa’s Book Critiques “hilarious. Georgette Heyer wrote The Corinthian a few months after the tragic death of her brother-in-law, a close friend, in one of the early battles of. Book Source: Digital Library of India Item : Heyer, ioned.
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Another abrupt ending as the hero and heroine share their first kiss. His rank is probably false. The Rogue Is Back in Town. Pen tells Richard she owns a house in Somerset and intends to make her way there to seek the help of a childhood friend. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. When their stagecoach overturns, they find themselves embroiled with thieves, at the center of a murder investigation, and finally, in love.
We’ll publish them on our site once we’ve reviewed them. There’s just nothing quite like reading a Georgette Heyer novel. On this particular read, I gulped the book down in one day it is one of GH’s shorter works IMO that is the way to do it, as there are a few issues that I find highly improbable. Otherwise, as I said, a fun story.
I was only twelve years old, you see. There’s George, Richard’s brother-in-law, who seems like a decent gentleman but is completely henpecked! I have read eight novels [romances] by Georgette Heyer. By the end I did, but just not enough to raise my rating. I think it is because I properly appreciate Sir Richard Wyndham now. No, cancel Yes, report it Thanks!
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Griffin to marry her son Frederick. The heroine is rather too young for my taste, especially when compared with the love interest. I felt Pen was just too young and naive to think about marriage. I particularly enjoy her opinion of her former swain and his new inamorata.
One of the best things about listening to new audio versions of older books is becoming reacquainted with stories I read many more years ago than I care to count!
If you do pay close attention, you’ll notice when Sir Richard starts to see Pen differently. I can’t think how it worked right geoorgette me like that.
He is twenty-one years old, and described as a pleasant-faced young man with a good pair of shoulders and easy, open manners. Writing about reading and interacting with other readers worldwide has been a trans-formative process, exposing her to so many authors that she might easily have missed, like Georgette Heyer, who is a fairly new obsession.
Alcoholism and a gdorgette addiction seem to run in the family and now they are at point non plus. I like the way this author uses sooo much dialogue. GH was in fine form in this one, witty and charming, everything sparkling. Would you like us to take another look at this review?
View all 13 comments. This reminds me of the Twelfth Night and how the duke geyer for viola who disguises herself as a man.
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He is making his boozy way home when he sees someone climbing out of a 2nd story window. Mar 01, Nick Imrie corlnthian it really liked it Shelves: Not being too keen on the idea of marriage or helping the lady’s family out of debt, Richard heads to White’s and gets exceedingly drunk before planning his marriage proposal the next day.
I haven’t read a bad novel by this author. I hadn’t thought of that. The only question which hangs over the life of Sir Richard Wyndham, notable whip, dandy and Corinthian, is one of marriage. Corintjian am escaping from the most odious persecution.
The story has adventure and shows how we change during our youth to adulthood. More or Less a Marchioness.