The Convenient Marriage (Regency Romances) [Georgette Heyer] on Amazon. com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. A writer of great wit and style. 31 Dec The Convenient Marriage by Georgette Heyer – swash and swoon. All hail the queen of the Regency romance, whose glorious romps demand. 1 May 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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For all of my talk of snobbery and double standards, georgerte, this is above all a fun book, full of froth and merriment and a classic scene involving a highway robbery, and a later classic bit of a farce to wrap up everything in a happy ending.
hhe I loved Rule, especially in the second half of the book when he finally starts to do things and everyone thinks he doesn’t know anything but he does and I thought he was pretty good at manipulating people Her reputation was about to be ruined. And then some utter lows pitch Kindle at the wall, liberal skipping type lows.
Their habit of betting on every thing was just too funny!! He will do anything to separate the earl from his bride, but he fumbles and bumbles his way through life, acquiring the scorn of all. georgstte
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After 75 agonizing pages, had to put in the “did-not-finish” shelf. Yes, how very unlike the home life of our own dear 21c alpha heroes. On the other hand, there may be some intended social commentary on the emotional unhealthiness of a society in which behavior is so artificial that it is more acceptable to discuss one’s affairs than one’s feelings for a spouse.
View all 5 comments. Seventeen-year-old Horatia marries Rule marruage save her family from penury after her brother Pelham gambles away their fortune.
Hey, I’ve got nothing against stuttering I did it for a while a long time agob-but I d-don’t w-want to r-read it in a b-book e-every heyr the h-heroine m-makes. Spoiled and bored, they team up for sport and to extract their revenge upon the earl. Perhaps after this review I should start with this book or one mentioned in the comments?
An online Regency novel in serialized form. Above all, the novel sparkles with humor and misdirection: What was the story of what happened between Louisa and Lethbridge? But the ending was sweet, and touching… and altogether perfect.
Lord Rule was of an altogether different character to that of his young wife, and there were times near the beginning of the novel where I wondered why I even liked him. In any case, I really need to read at least one of hers at some point, I feel I am missing out. Quotes from The Convenient Ma Drelincourt continues on his journey anyway and Rule is furious at his cousin’s insinuation that Horatia and Lethbridge are having an affair.
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The Convenient Marriage
Then there’s her family her brother in particular. Despite being short and possessing a pair of definite brows that stubbornly refuse to arch, she has bewitched her husband. If there is one chapter of The Convenient Marriage I could call my favourite, though there are many chapters I love it would be the second chapter, in which Horatia and the Earl of Rule meet for the first time.
The hero never thinks ill of his wife, and explicitly says at one point that he’s “no Othello”. Four stars, when it should really be three given that my overall experience with this book can be summed up in one word: Even if it did make me an antisocial houseguest sorry.
Plus, she’s a compulsive gambler, which is something I’ve never, ever seen in a romance heroine before and makes her kind of interesting.
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 his wife. Donvenient, the youngest of the Winwood sisters, who is a sweet and incorrigible young thing, very bravely decides to take matters into her own hands.
Heyer was an intensely private person who remained a best selling author all marrixge life without the aid of publicity. Sep 16, Wollstonecrafthomegirl rated it really liked it. Since she is not beautiful and knows about Rule’s mistress, Horry reasonably enough assumes he doesn’t care much about her.
She made it abundantly clear throughout the book that the match between her and the hero was a disaster. It was said she dictated them to her secretary as she dressed or prepared herself for an outing.