Penhallow is one of my favourite Georgette Heyer novels. I hate to give Georgette Heyer one star but I really really disliked this book.
Penhallow is one of my favourite Georgette Heyer novels. It features vibrant characters, even if they are also eccentric and in most cases not particularly likeable. The storyline is quite original, sad and gloomy. While the second half was better than the first, the characters were all too awful to make the story enjoyable. They're all selfish, horrible people.
Random House, 30 сент
Random House, 30 сент. Sparkling characterisation and inventive plot from one of the best known and beloved detective novelists of all time. Author of over fifty books, Georgette Heyer is the best-known and best-loved of all historical novelists, making the Regency period her own. Her first novel, The Black Moth, published in 1921, was written at the age of fifteen to amuse her convalescent brother; her last was My Lord John. She wrote twelve detective stories, which earned her much critical acclaim and the title 'Queen of Crime. Georgette Heyer died in 1974 at the age of seventy-one.
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The twins took one look at the effeminate length of his wavy hair, another at his tie, a third at his socks, and gave realistic impressions of persons taken suddenly unwell. r in a soft silk shirt and a maroon velvet smoking jacket, each expressed his firm conviction that nothing short of debagging would meet the case. Had it not been for the presence of females in their midst, they would undoubtedly have put the efficacy of this cure to the test; as it was, Aubrey smiled sweetly upon them both, and told them not to be nasty, rough brutes.
Georgette Heyer (1902–1974) was an English author particularly known for her historical romance novels set in the Regency and Georgian eras
Georgette Heyer (1902–1974) was an English author particularly known for her historical romance novels set in the Regency and Georgian eras. A best-selling author, Heyer's writing career saw her produce works from a variety of genres; in total she published 32 novels in the romance genre, 6 historical novels, 4 contemporary novels, and 12 in the detective fiction genre.
by. Heyer, Georgette, 1902-1974. New York : Berkley Books. inlibrary; printdisabled; ; ctlibrary; china; americana.
Книга Penhallow, автор Хейер Джорджетт - (Книга жанра: Детективы, Книги Детективы. Bart, to whom the reading of a book was a penance, and the writing of a letter a Herculean labour, was going to be a farmer. Читать онлайн в библиотеке Booksonline. Chapter One. Jimmy the Bastard was cleaning boots, in a stone-paved room at the back of the house which commanded, through its chamfered windows, a view of the flagged yard, of a huddle of outhouses, and a glimpse, caught between the wing of the manor and the woodshed, of one of the paddocks where Raymond had some of his young stock out to grass.
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