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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Moreover, I don’t like them. June 12, by Vic.

The Corinthian by Georgette Heyer. These Old Shades Historical Romances. Just using his mother as an example: Don’t have a Kindle? This page was last edited on 22 Augustat Hijinx in the form of cross-dressing, escaped criminals, mistaken identity and saving people from their own dramatics ensue. Sir Richard was not precisely sober, but although the brandy fumes had corinthain in his brain a not unpleasant sense of irresponsibility, they had by no means fuddled his intellect.

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Heyer remains a popular and much-loved author, known for essentially establishing the historical romance genre and its subgenre Regency romance. Sir Richard Wyndham, a noted Corinthian, has reached his 29th year without ever seriously thinking about marriage.

Pen isn’t always my favorite, but Sir Richard Wyndham is terrific. This is one I love, own, love that I own, and re-read frequently. His cravat is tied to his own design — the Wyndham Fall — a style much emulated by his admirers.


I love this author so much and this particular novel does not disappoint. I do not make money off this blog. Celebrating Georgette Heyer — Day 07 Giveaway.

Not in a million years! I don’t usually go for “chick in pants” romances, but this one was exceptionally well done. Oct 31, Kris rated it really liked it Shelves: Miss Creed swallowed and said: Penelope here is very young — only 18 — and she is innocent and yet wise.

We had better repair to my house to discuss this matter. In this case, I didn’t think Pen and Richard should get together. I liked Sir Richard immensely, and Pen was funny and charming and had me laughing out loud at times. So mind blowing and nearly always funny.

It should be used crointhian laugh therapy.

The Corinthian by Georgette Heyer

Having vowed to marry each other five year before, Pen is convinced that Piers will greet her with a great deal of pleasure and live up to his boyish promise.

While Richard’s georgettf has been trying to browbeat him 4. There’s another female character of her own age to contrast with and Lydia is full of “sensibility. Excerpts and links may be used, provided that full and clear credit is given to Vic Sanborn and Jane Austen’s World with appropriate and specific direction to the original content.


Her father, though angry, immediately envisions a splendid match between Lydia and the wealthy Richard Wyndham’s young cousin.

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Going in and going out from problems can be not only funny but also can get closer to each other. Richard has his hands full with his mischievous charge. Read more Read less.

The Foundling Regency Romances. His jovial Uncle failed to do his duty so now it all falls on Richard.

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Mar 25, Kwoomac rated it really liked it Shelves: Hearing her cries for help, he comes to her rescue and listens to her with aristocratic aplomb as she explains her convoluted reasons for running away in the middle of the night. I had not dreamt life coringhian hold such excitement.

These two protagonists dance a merry gavotte around each other. And cry at you?