So when Gilly hears of Belinda, the beautiful foundling who appears to be For over fifty years, Georgette Heyer was the undisputed queen of historical. Foundling [Georgette Heyer] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. “What happens when a many-titled Duke decides to play hookey from his. The Foundling (Regency Romances) [Georgette Heyer] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. What happens when a many-titled Duke decides.

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Ever read a book, love it, put it in a pile of possible rereads, and finally get around to rereading it something like 7 years later and.

Clitheroe, keep the reader chuckling, if not laughing loudly. But Liversedge, the comic villain of the piece, is truly one of the funniest and most eloquent scoundrels I’ve ever come across – Heyer really outdid herself! I love sweet-tempered Gilly, another of Heyer’s non-standard heroes, his friendship with his cousin Gideon, and his irascible Uncle Lionel. That her work is always superbly written makes her an author that will always be on my stand by list.

And he did it with love. This story is filled with laughs, witty repartee, entertaining characters, and lots of sweet little moments.

Thanks for the great review Claire and your participation in the event. The only issue I had was that the love between Gilly and the woman he ends up marrying seems to come out of nowhere. The Duke pretends to be Matthew and goes to deal with the guardian at the Bird in Hand but gets kidnapped.


You are commenting using your Twitter account. But he has no sooner entered this new and dangerous world than he is plunged into a frenzy of intrigue, kidnapping, adventure, and surprises at every turn. Paperbackpages. There are a few bright points, though – particularly the farmer’s mother observing that Belinda’s lack of morals is probably due to being a by-blow of the gentry.

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I think georgettte this one is my favorite so far by her. Trivia About The Foundling. It made for a charming contrast with, say, Alverstoke from Frederica who cares for no one but himself until he slowly learns to care for the heroine and her siblings. English Choose a language for shopping.

I too, loved the scene where he established himself as an independant free of his uncle.

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East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. Hi Meg, it is amazing to think that a talented author like Heyer could push out a flat note. Gilly is sick of being treated like the duke he is and he just can’t stand up to anyone, so he runs off from his household to fix a slight problem his cousin has brought him.

He soon finds out his other cousin Matthew is in foundlling bit of a fix.

The Foundling First edition. I look forward to the Regency slang! In his gentle, but not weak way, Gilly finally grows into his ducal shoes. Well, Heyer did write something like 18 books that were not romances, is this one of those?


Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. Similar to her other plots like The Corinthian but with more emphasis on the hero.

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The moment Harriet hears about Belinda not so much. I feel as if I know them. The Foundling by Georgette Heyer.

Some have objected that the story takes a long time to get going, but the first hundred pages, while light on action, give us a deep sympathy and understanding for the founeling. Her Georgian and Regencies romances were inspired by Jane Austen.

Every time I read it, it grows on me more. It was wonderful, fun, different, and just so entertaining. Want to Read saving…. I have a fondness for “Mr.

Heyer’s books would make wonderful made-for-tv movies as only the BBC can do it.

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ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. It was not, however – it was a delightful adventure and character study of a realistic and endearing young gentleman.

A strong 4 stars for this charming Georgette Heyer novel. Wasn’t really a romance book, it was a book founrling finding who you are and gaining independence.

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