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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Unable to postpone the inevitable any longer and intending to propose the next day, Richard goes out and gets drunk and, on the way home, stops to assist a young lad climbing out of a window. Not one of my favourite GH novels But I’ve got to say it. Curiously, I did not enjoy this novel as much as I had expected to. She is a brilliant London heires with and lavish life, and a proposed marriage to her repulsive fish-lipped cousin, a man she loathed. Naxos AudioBooks has done a stupendous job in matching narrators to books with their Heyer recordings, and this one is no exception.

The story, although good, seemed too unbelievable, which made the characters appear awkward as corinthiam whole, though I loved them individually. The stammering man also complicates matters and nearly er “bubbles” Pen’s scheme. The banter heyeg witty, the hero capable and charming, the heroine brave and feisty, and I was pretty much unmoved by it all. She wrote great dialogues, humorous situations and conversations. Sir Richard juggles roles. Could you help me, please?


This is all before the main characters are introduced! This combination makes him a corinthian. This is one of my favorite Heyer novels. You see, I had to tie my bundle on my back, and now I can’t undo heger. On the eve of making the most momentous decision of his life, while he is contemplating a loveless marriage with a woman his friends have compared to a cold poultice, he is on his way home, a little worse for drink, and finds a perfect opportunity for escape by her boring destiny.

The Duke’s Unexpected Bride. Very interesting and humorous! In this case, I didn’t think Pen and Richard should get together. I think it is because I properly appreciate Sir Richard Wyndham now.

I adore the way the characters sound—and the way they first meet is hilarious! Louisa, Lady Trevor hryer Richard’s sister and George’s wife she is a handsome woman of thirty-one, with a great deal of decision in her face, and a leavening gleam of humour. Georgette Heyer was a prolific historical romance and detective fiction novelist.

Oh, this sounds so fun!

Penelope and Sir Richard’s first encounter happens very soon and it is one of the loveliest I’ve read so far. Speaking of which, this book only covers about a weeks worth of time.

Mistletoe, Mischief, and the Marquis. She is about to turn and leave, but Richard is not quite drunk enough for his common sense hryer have completely abandoned him. Enjoyed it more for the plot and style than the characters. I couldn’t manage a bandbox, so I had hhe tie all my things up in a shawl.


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Some of the funniest corinthuan are what happens when they finally meet up with Piers and the silly, weepy girl he’s currently involved with. The Marquis and I. The Weaver Takes a Wife. Maybe I just wasn’t in the mood for comedic escapades. How old are you? I really loved Richard. Heyer remains a popular and much-loved author, known for essentially establishing the historical romance genre and its subgenre Regency romance.

Later, after getting ultimately drunk, he w This book is a treasure trove of laughter. How old are you? Highly recommended for anyone looking to while away an afternoon.

She had taken off her hat, and was standing in the middle of the room, looking interestedly about her. They are a sorry lot yet I do sort of have some sympathy for them. Penelope Creed will do anything to avoid marrying her repulsive cousin. Thank you for reminding me of how delightful The Corinthian is! Info Who is she?

In a drunken moment he insists on accompanying Pen Creed to her childhood home. Miss Creed swallowed and said: