Editorial Reviews. Review. “The Corinthian remains one of my favorite Georgette Heyer books a treat and a keeper.” – Lesa’s Book Critiques “hilarious. Georgette Heyer wrote The Corinthian a few months after the tragic death of her brother-in-law, a close friend, in one of the early battles of. Book Source: Digital Library of India Item : Heyer, ioned.

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Georgette Heyer has a real talent for writing great conversation and infusing corinthiaan with nuances that help develop the characters. The youth turns ou Sir Richard Wyndham, a noted Corinthian, has reached his 29th year without ever seriously thinking about marriage. One know there will be a happy ending but what is going on between the beginning and the end of the book is often very surprising.

One can also find many similarities in characters from different books.

Highly recommended for anyone looking to while away an afternoon. Recommended if you’re in the mood for Regency hijinks.

Richard, the eponymous Corinthian is a charming hero — unflappable, funny and kind, with an air of quiet strength and competence about him corintyian is very attractive. You cannot interfere in my affairs merely because you helped me out of the window.

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I felt that the story spiraled almost out of control in the later chapters; I became exhausted trying to keep up with all the to-ing and fro-ing and all the conversations at cross-purpose. Not realistic at all. I also liked Pen a lot more this time round. Richard was definitely a Corinthian. To this charismatic duo, the author added a dozen eccentric secondary characters and a plot that wounds itself like a demented corkscrew, full of absurd allegation and mistaken identities.


But this one takes the cake. Curiously, I did not enjoy this novel as much as I had expected to. The Corinthian First edition. Chi ama i libri sceglie Kobo e inMondadori. Despite having his debts paid by Sir Richard Wyndham he is again deeply in debt.

He is a boxer, a horseman, a hunter. With This Christmas Ring. My original impression of Pen still stands.

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At Kobo, we try to ensure that published reviews do not contain rude or profane language, spoilers, or any of our reviewer’s personal information. They encounter other travelers, inn keepers, common thieves, a Bow Street Runner who may or may not be interested in Penand they also stumble upon a murder.

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Most definitely sign me up forinthian this one. It was such a brilliant scene and really showed how well suited the two are for each other —quick thinking, funny, and just a bit mad. This reminds me of the Twelfth Night and how the duke falls for viola who disguises herself as a man. The minor characters, while being familiar, had enough life to become more than cardboard cut-outs.

I hadn’t thought of that. I was anticipating a straight-forward little adventure story so was surprised and delighted with how many times the plot circled and twisted around to make quite fun and hilarious knots for the characters to get out of. Penelope CreedSir Heuer Wyndham. Like Fatima, I had the same thought running through my head: I haven’t seen him for nearly five years, but corinyhian used to play together, and we pricked out fingers – mixing the blood, you know – and we made a vow to marry one another when we were grown-up.


His jovial Uncle failed to do his duty so now it all falls on Richard. She did tremendous amounts of research and bought up old diaries and corinthiann to find more. There was a pause. Heyer creates a wonderful atmosphere with just the right tension and perfect chemistry between Richard and Pen.

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Her writing career began inwhen she turned a story for her younger brother into the novel The Black Moth. And the best part for me is listening to all the Heyer books available in this package ;- This was very funny, very sweet and light. We had better repair to my house to discuss this matter.