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She wrote one novel using the pseudonym Stella Martin.

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He cracks me up. When Sir Richard Wyndham encounters what appears to be a very young boy climbing down out of an upstairs window he thinks he has encountered a runaway.

In a few lines of dialogue we are presented with a picture of the character’s personality. Sir Richard Wyndham is just about to enter into an engagement with the cold woman everyone expects him to marry, and has gotten very drunk to drown his unhappiness. I see now that you are drunk.

Dressed in boy’s clothing, she’s fleeing from London corithian she’s discovered by Sir Richard Wyndham, himself on the verge of the most momentous decision of his life. Here there were more candles, in chandeliers fixed to the wall. The delightful surprise was that Richard had a sense of humor and a boyish taste in adventure.

I’m rather new to this genre, having always preferred histories. Thanks again for your continual stream of Heyer reviews. I Will certainly read more books by this author and cprinthian that hey all provide as much entertainment as this one.

I had mixed feelings about the ending.

Only it would be a marriage of convenience as the lady is rather cold and disinterested. But you have all what you can expect from Georgette Heyer.

Most definitely sign me up for this one. He is twenty-one years old, and described as a pleasant-faced young man with a good pair of shoulders and easy, open manners. Rather than marry hsyer cousin who looks like a fish and is only interested in her money, Pen Creed escapes in the disquise of a man only to be rescued a Corinthian, Sir Richard Wyndam.


I am truly grateful to you! I guess I really should give Georgette Heyer a try sometime.

Very interesting and humorous! Miss Creed worked this out. But it is Heyer’s style, much reminiscent of Jane Austen’s, yet more colorful and engaging, that makes this book truly delightful.

Whoever heard of a person hfyer that profession that didn’t like violence? A Corinthian falling for a girl dressed as a boy? View all 3 comments. Beginning inHeyer released one romance novel and one thriller each year.

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Then there’s Piers, Pen’s childhood friend. The plot is one of the her madcap geofgette Try the Kindle edition and experience these georgette reading features: Celebrating Georgette Heyer — Day 07 Giveaway Enter a chance to win one copy of The Corinthianby Georgette Heyer Sourcebooks, by leaving a 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, He is a boxer, a horseman, a hunter.

The stammering man also complicates matters and nearly er “bubbles” Pen’s scheme. I think what really threw me off was the ending Shipment to continental US and Canadian addresses only. At 29, Sir Richard Wyndham is a little drunk, bored beyond calculation, and feeling that he is the unluckiest dog alive. Print edition must be purchased new and sold by Amazon. At seventeen, and ‘cursed’ with a large fortune, Yeyer is put under pressure by Mrs.

View all 10 comments. Cute story, but I don’t dig chicks-in-pants very much. The Corinthian of the title is Sir Richard. His somewhat sleepy gaze discovered that whoever was escaping from the prim house was proposing to do so by means of a knotted sheets, which fell disastrously short of the ground.


He boxes like a champion, drives his horses like an Apollo, and dresses to the nines. Thousands of books are eligible, including current and former best sellers. Refresh and try again.

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From his Wind-swept hair most difficult gforgette all styles to achieveto the toes of his gleaming Hessians, he might have posed as an advertisement for the Man of Fashion. However he is only sober six hours out of the twenty-four. There were many interesting secondary characters that appealed to me as well.

Penn is a little naive, but she’s also the sort of girl who reacts to being in a stage coach accident with delight at the adventure. She compensated by making all the voices very distinctive and by showing the feelings behind the words.

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Richard, the eponymous Corinthian is a charming hero — unflappable, funny and kind, with an air of quiet strength and competence about him that is very attractive.

I make no profit off my blog. Love the thermodynamics song. This corintgian is soon belied by the excellent adventure Richard is enjoying, but it was perfectly true up until that time: