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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While she is away fixing her dress, he incapacitates Lethbridge and dresses himself in Lethbridge’s mask and domino. While someone with a more actively discerning eye might have guessed at some of the schemes, there were instances where I found myself either shocked, pleasantly surprised, or helplessly giggling.

Drelincourt continues on his journey anyway and Rule is furious at his cousin’s insinuation that Horatia and Lethbridge are having georgetfe affair. May 03, Seema Khan rated it really liked it Shelves: Georgette Heyer was a prolific historical romance and detective fiction novelist.

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Of course, the character that made such an effort connvenient was Robert, Baron Lethbridge. Regency romance that is about a 3. Return to Book Page.

I freely admit, I was wrong to spurn him. All the rest of the characterisation flows logically from this central performance.

That boat won’t float, baby. Horry Horatia is such a useless mess.

I thought he was one of the best “villains” ever. I loved him from beginning to end.


gergette Oh, good, it’s my brother, Pelham! I want you all to be the first to know that I just read my first very Georgette Heyer. Strengthening the Marriage 1 28 May 04, The hero never thinks ill of his wife, and explicitly says at one point that he’s “no Othello”.

The Convenient Marriage, by Georgette Heyer

Sad losses for me from the book are more than a tiny amount of Charlotte see above and Captain Heron. The Macaronis, mincing, simpering, sniffing at crystal scent-bottles, formed a startling contrast to the Bucks, the young sparks who, in defiance of their affected contemporaries, georgstte flown to another extreme of fashion.

Horatia is a bit hysterical for my taste. Horatia manages to knock him out and escape but in the process loses a very distinctive brooch from the Earl’s heirloom set of jewels.

The Convenient Marriage by Georgette Heyer – swash and swoon

Hell, I used to read bodice-rippers with tons of dubcon, even violence, and think that was OK. Rhapsody in Books Weblog. But Austen, regardless of being a single woman as compared to the happy marriage of Mr and Mrs Ronald Rougier, had an understanding of the human heart, of courtship, of loneliness, that is simply not there in the delightful Ms Heyer.

Meanwhile, Horatia meets and thf Lord Lethbridge, who seeks revenge on the Earl for his role in thwarting Lethbridge’s attempts to elope with Lady Louisa Rule’s ehyer several years earlier. Handsome, experienced rake meets and marries for convenience!

Let me assure you once more that I am very much alive. Reblogged this on Obsessive Behavior and commented: There was really nothing likeable about her, which is rare among Heyer heroines. The Earl of Rule was faultlessly polite, unfailingly kind and gentle in dealing with her unconventional request, and generally adept at hiding his amusement. A light humour, an intriguing plot, loveable characters, detestable yet complicated villains, beautiful writing, and a romance that was quite out of the ordinary.


Sep 26, Lea rated it did not like it Shelves: You margiage on the skillful reading and characterization of the talented reader trying to think of his penetrating blue eyes and gorgeous lookon the intriguing tones of his voice but also on his involving conveying the entertaining story in his elegant Northern — British accent and… you find yourself totally immersed in 5 hours of heavenly delight.

Frankly, the secondary characters had all the good lines and saved it.

This is the story of how Rule, who has unexpectedly fallen for his young wife, goes about convincing her to fall for him. Sorry, mqrriage blog cannot share posts by email. In she married George Ronald Rougier, a mining engineer, and he often provided basic plot outlines for her thrillers. Well, the heroine stuttered. Or rather, she starts off very promising indeed gsorgette then proceeds to be rather hysterical for the next couple hundred pages.