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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One thing leads to another, in the way of a cartoon snowball rolling down a mountainside, and the couple ends up in the middle of all sorts of madness corinthuan mayhem while falling in love. Pen’s family is not as bad as she makes them out to be. I can’t think how I came here.

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Lists with This Book. His jovial Uncle failed to do his duty so now it all falls on Richard. He is at Harrow, and his clothes fit me perfectly. Unable to postpone the inevitable any longer and intending to propose the next day, Richard goes out and gets drunk and, on the way home, stops to assist a young lad climbing out of a window. While Richard’s family has corintian trying to browbeat him into marrying Melissa, her aunt has been trying to force heiress Penelope to marry her son.


She has a wide variety of voices to fit the many characters who appear in this novel, and each one was just right. If I Only Had a Duke. Enjoyed this book and thought the beginning hilarious.

This puts a lot of pressure on our hero! Ratings and Reviews 0 16 star ratings 0 reviews. Her writing career began inwhen she turned a story for her younger brother into the novel The Black Moth.

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Georgette Heyer has a real talent for writing great conversation and infusing it with nuances that help develop the characters. Maybe I just wasn’t in the mood for comedic escapades. Whoever heard of a person in that profession that didn’t like violence?

Sir Richard Wyndham was the epitome of bored, rich man of the ton –at 29 just a bit young for all that ennui. Pen isn’t always my favorite, but Sir Richard Wyndham is terrific. Ckrinthian is young and innocent and doesn’t really understand the position she’s placed Richard in. Please let me win one of these books! View all 5 comments. A young man with a face like a fish and a wet mouth, being importuned by his mother to forinthian Pen Creed.

She compensated by making all the voices very distinctive and by showing the feelings behind the word I am trying out the new romance package on Audible.

View all 13 comments. My cousin tries to tie his cravat in a Wyndham Fall. Love the thermodynamics song. If you pay attention, from the first moment you see that Sir Richard is not happy. This combination makes him a corinthian. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

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And now she is persecuting me to marry my cousin Frederick. The stories she comes up with! Info Who is she? Thus begins their adventure. A Secret Consequence for the Viscount. Not being too keen on the idea of marriage or helping the lady’s family out of debt, Richard heads to White’s and gets exceedingly drunk before planning his marriage proposal the next day.

The fashionable Sir Richard Wyndham is desperately seeking a way out of offering marriage to the icy Melissa Brandon. The Corinthian by Georgette Heyer. I liked the match, but I would have loved to have been given any ideas earlier that it was going to happen. He responds to the entreatments of his family in a cool fashion but really, he can’t help but realize they are right.

Yes, her book are a little predictable [I mean her romances]. Something heye me I ought to restore you to the bosom of your family.