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To this charismatic duo, the author added a dozen eccentric secondary characters and corinthain plot that wounds itself like a demented corkscrew, full of absurd allegation and mistaken identities.

Escapism in its purest form.

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In this case, I didn’t think Pen and Richard should get together. In her desperation to escape she agrees to Sir Richard Wyndham’s accompanying her on her travels. Richard decides to run away with her, as there is a marriage of his own he would like to escape. There’s also a stolen diamond necklace subplot to add to the craziness.

A young man with a face like a fish and a wet mouth, being importuned by his mother to marry Pen Creed. She is a brilliant London heires with and lavish life, and a proposed marriage to her repulsive fish-lipped cousin, a man she loathed.

She ehyer believe in love for people of her kind, and is described as an iceberg. Georgette Heyer has a real talent for writing great conversation and infusing it with nuances that help develop the characters. No Other Duke Will Do. Close Report a review At Kobo, we try to ensure that published reviews do not contain rude or profane language, spoilers, or any of our reviewer’s personal information.


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I live in St. Cedric at least is funny in a drawling, empty headed, sarcastic way. Along the way we encounter an odd variety of fellow travellers, jewel thieves and murder. I can’t think how I came here.

Her Georgian and Regencies romances were inspired by Jane Austen. I love the way he talks but it makes it so obvious what his profession is to a “knowing one” such as Richard. A Rogue’s Christmas Kiss.

She has a wide variety of voices to fit the many characters who appear in this novel, and each one was just right. Read A Civil Contract to see how that works out.

Geoegette so is the Corinthian too, but I won’t spoil your awakening to him. When their stagecoach overturns, they find themselves embroiled with thieves, at the center of a murder investigation, and finally, in love. Heyer captures the heart and soul of her heroine and hero. Richard has his hands full with his mischievous charge.

Very interesting and humorous!

My original impression of Pen still stands. I just kept seeing this as if it was really happening and saying “No, No, No!

With ggeorgette and patience, he extricates her from one scrape after another, but the more time he spends with Pen, the deeper he tumbles in love with her. Sounds like a great read. A chuckle, hastily choked, greeted this.

Pen is young and innocent and doesn’t really understand the position she’s placed Richard in. Being the gentlemen that he is and a bit drunk at the time, Sir Richard insists on escorting Pen on hhe journey to her childhood sweetheart. Do you feel that our agreeable encounter would be improved by an exchange of names, or are you travelling incognita?


There were many interesting secondary characters that appealed to me as well. Let us remove from this neighbourhood. The romance is kind of given short shrift here, but that often happens with Heyer. Ms Sutton is absolutely superb, bringing all the characters vividly to life in a performance that is nothing short of virtuosic.

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She has a wide variety of voices to fit the many characters who appear in Another Corrinthian Heyer romance that’s more a comedy of manners and would make a great play. I am escaping from the most odious persecution. Celebrating Georgette Heyer — Day 07 Giveaway Enter a chance to win one copy of The Corinthianby Georgette Heyer Sourcebooks, by leaving a comment stating what intrigues you about the plot or characters, or if you have read it, which is your favorite character or scene by midnight Pacific time, Monday, September 6th, Luckily for them both, their real feelings are revealed at the end and presumably geortette adventures will continue for a tye.

One of my favorite Heyers. Thanks for the lovely review!