- Author:Georgette Heyer
- Publisher:Sourcebooks Casablanca (April 1, 2008)
- Pages:432 pages
- Subcategory:Genre Fiction
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Anthony, Lord Sheringham, needs a wife to come into his inheritance.
Friday's Child is a novel written by Georgette Heyer in 1944. It is generally considered one of Miss Heyer's best Regency romances, and was reportedly the favourite of the author herself. Heyer retained only a single fan letter, which was from a Romanian political prisoner who kept herself and her fellow prisoners sane for twelve years by telling and retelling the plot of Friday's Child.
Friday's Child had lots of cute elements and overall was a fun Heyer-style romp through the London season
Friday's Child had lots of cute elements and overall was a fun Heyer-style romp through the London season. Hero was an adorable heroine- sweet tempered and loyal, nearly to a fault. I usually prefer a bit more outgoing heroine, but for this story 'Kitten' was perfect.
Friday's Child book This is Regency romance at its best: a big screw-ball comedy of fun and hilarity, complete with shopping in London, fancy dinners.
Picking a favourite Georgette Heyer novel often feels like trying to pick a favourite star in the sky. There are so many to choose from and they are all wonderful. This is Regency romance at its best: a big screw-ball comedy of fun and hilarity, complete with shopping in London, fancy dinners, unexpected callers, evenings at Almack's, jealous lovers and Heyer's signature ing.
Friday's child, Georgette Heyer. p. cm. ISBN-13: 978-1-4022-1546-9. No, I know that,’ said Miss Milborne impatiently, ‘but when we were children you did like her more than you liked me, or Cassy, or Eudora, or Sophy, because she used to fetch and carry for you, and pretend she didn’t mind when she got hurt by your horrid cricket-balls. She was only a baby, or she would have seen what an odious boy you were.
1944) (The sixth book in the Regency Romances series) A novel by Georgette Heyer. Rejected by the incomparable Miss Milborne for his unsteadiness of character, wild Lord Sheringham is bent on avenging fate and coming into his fortune. But the very first woman he sees is Hero Wantage, the young and charmingly unsophisticated girl who has loved him since childhood. Genre: Historical Romance. Similar books by other authors.
Georgette Heyer's Regency World.
Nimble, light-hearted chronicle of high London society in the time of the Regency. Georgette Heyer's sparkling romances have charmed and delighted millions of readers. Her characters brilliantly illuminate one of the most exciting and fascinating eras of English history-when drawing rooms sparkled with well-dressed nobility and romantic intrigues ruled the day.
Why I Re-Read Books: An Ode to Friday's Child by Georgette Heyer In the fast paced world we live in it can sometimes seem counterintuitive to re-read a book. The transitory nature of the internet has encouraged us always to be looking for the next BIG thing, or at least the next new thing. According to lots of.
"A lightsome, brightsome comedy." -Kirkus Reviews"Nimble, light-hearted chronicle of high London society in the time of the Regency." -The New Yorker
Georgette Heyer's sparkling romances have charmed and delighted millions of readers. Her characters brilliantly illuminate one of the most exciting and fascinating eras of English history-when drawing rooms sparkled with well-dressed nobility and romantic intrigues ruled the day. Heyer's heroines are smart and independent; her heroes are dashing noblemen who know how to handle a horse, fight a duel, or address a lady. And her sense of humor is legendary.When the incomparable Miss Milbourne spurns the impetuous Lord Sherington's marriage proposal (she laughs at him-laughs!) he vows to marry the next female he encounters, who happens to be the young, penniless Miss Hero Wantage, who has adored him all her life. Whisking her off to London, Sherry discovers there is no end to the scrapes his young, green bride can get into, and she discovers the excitement and glamorous social scene of the ton. Not until a deep misunderstanding erupts and Sherry almost loses his bride, does he plumb the depths of his own heart, and surprises himself with the love he finds there."Reading Georgette Heyer is the next best thing to reading Jane Austen." -Publishers WeeklyGeorgette Heyer (1902?1974) wrote over fifty novels, including Regency romances, mysteries, and historical fiction. She was known as the Queen of Regency romance, and was legendary for her research, historical accuracy, and her extraordinary plots and characterizations.