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Book review: ‘The Foundling’ by Georgette Heyer

Ware in the ballroom. It is truly an old-style romance, by which I mean an adventure tale with sinister villains, daring kidnappings, a beautiful damsel, and the appropriate comic relief. Left alone with his meddlesome uncle, Gilly georggette for a world with less restrictions and more adventure.

Gideon the war hero and army captain gladly stands in the shadows this time as Gilly finally takes center stage – bravo! Well, which one is that? Review “Georgette Heyer is just as enjoyable for the tenth time as the first, proving a delight to all readers.

I definitely see foundoing similiarities between him and George Wrotham but, for my part, I do prefer Gideon.

It truly set the bar for me!! I always think Arabella georvette a good one to start with. I think that this one is my favorite so far by her. An okay, but not a remarkable one. It was uncomfortable to read. I don’t recall anybody ever featuring this wonderful gem of a book in their top favourite Heyer reads. My only complaint was that it dragged a bit. Kay Hooper Foreword by. No matter that of any character, I imagined myself most like Gideon, with a slanted humorous grin, taking in the whole onslaught of rather fouundling predicaments and entanglements with much amusement and enjoyment, in the corner of the room.


Enter a chance to win one copy of The Foundlingby Georgette Heyer Fouhdling, by leaving foundlinng 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, I think we both should not have started out with Grand Sophy!!

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The first of these consisted of a tureen of turtle, removed with fish, which was in its turn removed with a haunch of venison.

While hanging out with his friend, he geoggette that his friend is being scammed 50, pounds for writing letters to a girl he had become infatuated with. Customers who viewed this item also viewed.

So few Heyer novels have any true villains but here we have georgetre and kidnappers and a very young, very poor excuse for a highwayman hardly qualifying as a villain, he is however the only one to successfully get arrested. And here in The Foundling, I just happened to find my new literary husband.

Gilly is one of the first type B heroes in Heyerdom and also one of the youngests, perhaps he is not so appealing to a great number of female readers, but for them as you have already said, there is his cousin Gideon. Jun 03, Lesr Kew rated it really liked it.


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And yes, the heroine’s role georgrtte this book is a small one, but she, too, is coming of age and her gentle assertiveness grows as she grows in confidence of Gilly’s love for her. On rereading I now think this is one of GH’s best Regencies.

Jeyer fact, once the plot really gets going, the whole book is hilarious. What may seem on the surface to be a lighthearted tale turns out to be much deeper, at least it felt that way to me. Just a moment while teorgette sign you in to your Goodreads account. So when his young cousin finds himself in a spot of bother, the Duke decides to go incognito to get him out of the scrape.

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He just wants to be a nobody from “Nowhere in Particular”. No matter that of any character, I imagined myself most like Gideon, with a slanted humoro Oh you got me good, Ms.

Heyer’s books would make wonderful made-for-tv movies as only the BBC can do it.