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The great thing about this book is that Horatia is actually, genuinely normal. Furious, Horry rushes away running into Lady Caroline Massey who recognizes her. Reblogged this on Obsessive Behavior and commented: Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. What I did have trouble with was the ggeorgette of t Ahhhh, reading a Heyer romance is such a comfort during tough times.

Sam – Sam’s blog: Highclere Castle Floor Plan: Beauty Lizzie Winwood already is promised to Edward Heron, an also impoverished military, who she loves, but the wealthy Earl of Rule wants her as georgrtte wife. Marcus Drelincourt is one of what Heyer called her Mark II heroes, handsome, a little older, mid-thirties in his case, enigmatic and a bit disdainful, watching the passing parade with amusement.

The Convenient Marriage by Georgette Heyer

It’s a light-hearted Georgian romp about a very immature young lady who convinces a very rich Earl georgetts he should offer for her instead of for her beautiful older sister; she’s actually doing this out of love of her sister, who loves an army captain but was going to Sacrifice herself in a Marriage of Convenience to get the family out of the mess their brother created with his gambling.

In some conveneint, I will remove links from comments as well. Well, the heroine is 17, so no surprise there. The hat is beyond and really needs to be read properly in context to be enjoyed.


Sometimes, seeing argot and cant rendered on the page slows me up as a reader — did you find that? Lizzie is in love with someone else, but the Winwoods are in such dire straits that his offer of marriage is very valuable to them.

The Convenient Marriage: Georgette Heyer

If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates georgwtte seller support? Then again, many women and children perforce stay in seemingly intolerable situation due to just such tyranny as Penhallow wields.

Plus, the whole tone of the book is so delightful. Anyway, it all adds up to way too many things I found dislikeable about this novel.

I liked it a lot. On the one hand, you have a lovely and hilarious heroine. He, equally, is confenient to be a louche, lazy, clever, rather alpha upper class man and that’s kind of great. Hatred lends a spice, doesn’t it?

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Learn more about Amazon Giveaway. I think all hinges on this — she is loveable, so all must love her, or covet her place or her reputation, at any rate not discount her, if on the side of the villains. Go ahead and read the book.

She suddenly find — to her own tremulous surprise — she had fallen deeply in love with the man she had married for heer. If Horry had not been an impulsive, stubborn seventeen-year old there would have been little conflict and no story.

Her sister is already in love with someone else, and Horatia is willing to sacrifice herself for her family’s happiness. But in TCM he really hit his stride.


A cap a la glaneuse caught her eye as she was about to leave the shop, but she decided not to add that to her purchases, Lady Louisa having had the presence of mind to declare that it made her look rather prim.

These Bloods were to be found at any prize-fight, or cock-fight, and when these diversions palled could always while away an evening in masquerading abroad in the guise of footpads, to geodgette terror of all honest townsfolk. However, he too really loves his sister and the things he does for her in the book are hilarious. She even did a Scottish servant with excellent lilting burr. From their first encounter and throughout the whole book, there isn’t a single moment I could point out and say he shouldn’t have done this or that.

And, yes, I could definitely have done with a handful more scenes in which Rule and Horatia were, say, in the same room together particularly at the end.

Then in usual Heyer fashion it hryer goes hilariously hijinxy. Unfortunately she has to learn, throughout the course of the story, that sometimes people believe the worst about others with good reason. Also by Georgette Heyer. This page was last edited on 13 Juneat Horatia is kind of an idiot, isn’t she? Her Georgian and Regencies romances were inspired by Jane Austen. Rule originally intended to marry the beautiful older sister Elizabeth, but she is in love with an army officer named Edward.

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