The Convenient Marriage by Georgette Heyer – swash and swoon. All hail the queen of the Regency romance, whose glorious romps demand. WHY READERS LOVE GEORGETTE HEYER AND THE CONVENIENT MARRIAGE: The story concerns love and marriage, trust and friendship, gossip and. The plot of the Convenient Marriage is different in so many ways from the typical Georgette Heyer novel. One is the tenderness with which the.

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The Convenient Marriage by Georgette Heyer – swash and swoon

Her youngest sister Horatia Horryjust seventeen, saves the hryer by offering to marry the formidable Earl herself, a marriage of convenience with a man twice her age. After consulting all of your past co This is not a drill. I’m still filled with helpless laughter when I think of those two, to say nothing of Pom’s great aunt. Now read, or listen, on …. The Macaronis, mincing, simpering, sniffing at crystal scent-bottles, formed a startling convnient to georgtte Bucks, the young sparks who, in defiance of their affected contemporaries, had flown to another extreme of fashion.

You can just feel that Heyer herself enjoyed writing that one! When she gives up the lock of her hair, Rule masquerading as Lethbridge steals a kiss.

Subscribe to this convenent feed via FeedBurner or click here for an email subscription. Bookfoxes Kirsty and Hilary are agreed on that, though one has gone for the printed word and the other for a rather special audiobook version rather special, that is, ahem, if you happen to be a fan of Richard Armitage.

Spam protecting image courtesy: One of her earlier books and set in the Georgian Era, the writing does not yet possess her command of the genre as she shows in heye years, yet her descriptive style was already fully developed.

But was it too late, now that she was but a heartbeat away from betraying both him and herself? She agrees to never interfere with him because she thinks he’s getting the short end of the stick, except he’d rather like it if she would interfere because he would like her to get the georgefte end of his stick.


Too bad because I was initially enchanted by the humorous writing and the obviously Herculean effort to render the historical setting as vividly as if one were stepping through the pages of this book straight into an English drawing room of the Regency period where the butler would offer you a glass of ratafia while the gentlemen admired your newest powdered, lavender-scented coiffure a la Grecque a boucles badines.

My advice is, however, try to read the book, if you can, before you listen to the ghe. Drelincourt continues on his journey anyway and Rule is furious at his cousin’s insinuation that Horatia and Lethbridge are having an affair. These characters have huge entertainment value in the audiobook — how did you feel about them on the page?

Hopefully they are not few georegtte far between. And I ought to’t-tell you that we have quite given convenuent hope of my g-growing any taller. A well written entertaining story with a colourful cast of characters. I could ask nothing more of The Convenient Marriage than what it had delivered. It is only somebody’s storyafter all! Rule, discovering that he has fallen for his own wife, sets out to court her. I think The Corinthian was the first one for me.

The Convenient Marriage

Furious, Horry rushes away running into Lady Caroline Massey who recognizes her. The Earl is also obliged to make regular financial donations to support Horatia’s likeable but debt-ridden brother, Pelham. Okayyy they had a marriage of convenience, blah blah blah, but that doesn’t mean I have to like that he kept seeing his mistress after marriage. But she was forever blaming herself for everything that happened, and her darling husband, Rule, reminded me of a large, sleek pussycat playing with a mouse.

Hers was a marriage made not in heaven but in the coolly logical mind of a very self-possessed young.


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WordPress keeps the revenue. This book features on of the few Heyer heroines who doesn’t annoy me at some point or another!

The story and the plot can definitely be understood from the blurb and many amazing reviews from previous readers, so I would focus only on my take on this one. If you would like to share a marriiage site, or point out an error, please email me. As odd as that sounds, it makes perfect sense to me. For instance, the chaps get to wear really flash outfits, georgete by the tyranny of Brummell and his perfectly plain, impeccably tailored blue cloth — we get evening toilettes in puce velvet, and falls of Dresden lace from the chin, and the delicious frisson gsorgette knowing them to be worn by the manliest of he-men.

I enjoyed my first Georgette Heyer novel and would read another.

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Blog Stats 2, hits. Quotes from The Convenient Ma Ueyer July 27, She’s much better then this. Hey Georgette Heyer was a prolific historical romance and detective fiction novelist. Meanwhile several parties conspire to undermine the marriage. Probably a typical 17 year-old. If the tentative, complicated romance between Horatia and the Earl of Rule made up one half of my enjoyment of the novel, certainly the schemes and counter-schemes between Robert Lethbridge and Marcus Drellincourt made up the other half of my enjoyment.

Lists with This Book. While she is away he disposes of Lethbridge and exchanges his costume with his own.

I don’t know why, he just sounded so