Guest review by Kara Louise of Delightful Diversions The heroine of Georgette Heyer’s novel, “Arabella” is Arabella Tallent, daughter of a. Georgette Heyer was not known for paying much attention in her historical But after three straight Regency novels, in Arabella, she suddenly. Arabella. Georgette Heyer. Buy This Book. Arabella Tallant is the daughter of a vicar, and when she gets the opportunity to spend the season in.
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Any fan of Georgette Heyer knows that the greatest pleasure in reading her work often comes from the secondary characters. Dashing Through the Snow. To counter her white lie, Beaumaris launches her into high society and thereby subjects her to all kinds of fortune hunters and other embarrassments. Jul 31, Ruth Turner rated it really liked it Shelves: One thought though, if people did carry on this way in the Regency period then the arrogance and snobbery is breathtaking.
Of course this is going to work! To all appearances, he is disagreeable and unfriendly but he is not.
He and Arabella made a good match in the game of courtship. When I first read Arabella I was a very young girl with little to no life experience and very unformed ideas about men. A Gentleman Never Tells. Meanwhile, Arabella’s brother Bertram has come to town on pounds that he won. Meanwhile, she begins to spend time with Mr.
Apr 13, Amy S rated it really liked it. To amuse himself, Mr Beaumaris decides to make Arabella the rage of the town by flirting with her and driving her out in his carriage. Continue shopping Checkout Continue shopping.
He’s charming but not overbearing. The gave a couple examples of words in Arabella but I’ve already forgotten what they were. Darcy, a little Captain Wentworth and, atabella enough to me, a little Georgehte Frost from my favorite book of all time, Trade Wind.
The subplot with the stray dog was a funny addition, but I am not sure it was enough to compensate for the plot’s deficiencies. It is well paced and ridiculously diverting.
This sets in motion her very eventful and successful Season in Town. She is one of my favourite Heyer heroines.
Just the way he attacks the whole situation Through circumstances, she is led into hoaxing herself as an heiress and is then led into the qrabella of that one lie. Arabella is a great gal, full of spunk and honorable instincts, aghast at what a moment of impetuous pride has done.
In fact, they were really well done. It is definitely one of her more witty books.
I was afraid her brother will hijack the story at one geyer, but although he did get more than enough pages of his own, in the end it all flawlessly connected with the main story and made sense. Face of the Maiden. It was chapter three before Arabella left for London and I must confess I would have liked it to be a couple of more. Oct 16, Heyyer Khan rated it it was amazing Shelves: He declaims to his yeyer when they were alone that such excuses are a dime a dozen; ambitious women are always flinging themselves at him and his money.
Heyer remains a popular and much-loved author, known for essentially establishing the historical romance genre and its subgenre Regency romance.
I was really hoping for a reunion scene with them and Mr. Nor is there the least sign of the robustness and vitality that made those masters’ creations come to life