When the realization hits, you are neither surprised nor angry for waiting too long. I really like that too. Man, Georgette Heyer writes some of the best — unintentional or otherwise — schemers in historical romance! I can’t recommend her enough – you don’t even have to buy them, even though the reissues currently available are gorgeous – check your public library, they are bound to have at least one of her books. I think you are right. Preview — Arabella by Georgette Heyer. Beaumaris, was the most swoon-worthy character I’ve read in a long time.

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Retrieved September 13, View all 5 comments. Now, that encounter is one of the best moments in the story. Celebrating Georgette Heyer — Day 09 Giveaway Enter a chance to win one copy of Arabellaby Georgette Heyer Sourcebooks, by leaving a comment stating what intrigues you about the plot or characters, or if georgette heyer arabella have read it, which is your favorite character or scene by midnight Pacific time, Monday, September 6th, Before long, she has foisted a dirty climbing-boy and an abused mongrel dog onto poor unsuspecting Mr.

She knows and acknowledges her position in society much to the surprise of Lady Bridlingtonbut at the same time blends spotlessly into the role of an heiress and a woman of fashion.

This is why I love goodreads: She’s young and naive, but she’s not overtly silly and helpless although Heyer overdoes it with all her blushing. Arabella initially appealed to be when I was in a mood for a romance, and the beautiful cover, of course. Sandy, thanks so much for filling in.


Pandora’s Box

And what about that dog? She continues on her journey to London to stay with her godmother, Lady Bridlington, blithely believing that nothing will come of this interlude.

I liked Arabella’s brother Bertram, who really was well done. Meegan I am reading this one right now, but your review might convince me to put it aside to start Julie Klassen’s new book instead. View all 8 comments. Quick-witted but inexperienced, Arabella struggles in vain to undo the consequences of her misbehavior as complications mount, forcing readers to wait until zrabella very last minute for the unmitigated happy ending that must, according to the rules of Georgette heyer arabella, be coming.

Georgette heyer arabella kinda lost a little interest when the chapters focused on Bert This is why I love goodreads: And he knows that Mr. I have no idea what high schoolers read nowadays.

Until the ending sequence, the book was 4 stars for me. I took an instant dislike to Robert Beaumaris, but his behaviour over Jemmy and especially Ulysses won me over.

Fashionable, maybe of the thirties, wearing a funky WW hat with a feather and fur coat, arablela post-flapper. Hey Georgette Heyer was a prolific historical romance and detective fiction novelist.

Arabella — All About Romance

It gives the novel a very heyre voice, but it’s not always easy for modern readers to follow. Initially I found him detestable for his behaviour as a coxcomb, but on closer reading his character is one of the best I have read off the pen of Georgette Heyer.


This time this is the edition I read! The home of Robert Beaumaris.

Arabella, by Georgette Heyer – A Review | Austenprose – A Jane Austen Blog

We have some wonderful fops and dandies in this book. However, this beginning georgettd hero thinks heroine is after his money is absolutely classic. She further expresses her hope that georgette heyer arabella one in town will come to hear of her wealth. It’s amazing how much these books still hold their charm for me after nearly fifty years.

Georgette Heyer has an amazing ability to write fun, captivating stories filled with wonderful, well-developed characters. The wealthy friends he makes soon lead him into debt and Arabella decides she must accept Mr Beaumaris’s proposal in order to pay off Bertram’s debts.

Even though it was his fault to begin with, accidently setting off Arabella’s most impulsiveness, he does not for one moment go through the stupid gestures of being an idiot. To all appearances, he is disagreeable and unfriendly but he is not. I love romances that start with a misunderstanding!