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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And I definitely get the appeal of Mr.

Well, this book was just so much fun to read!! It totally ruined it for me.

Arabella — All About Romance

The Earl of Pembroke. She further expresses her hope that no one in town will come to hear of her wealth. 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.

Collins-like son are absolutely positively real people with their foibles and personalities so well portrayed. With this novel, I came to the conclusion that Heyer’s greatest weakness is in characterisation, which is shallow in general but is more keenly noticeable in her women.

I realize now that Heyer formed my impressions of both the Regency period and Regencies.

And while he tries in vain to capture her attention, he manages to win the complete and utter adoration of a totally unexpected party: Perhaps the best character, though, is Beaumaris’s grandmother. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

The Lady By His Side. My favorite moments were also between Mr. Mr Beaumaris suspects the ‘accident’ to be a ruse on the part of someone chasing him for his fortune. This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. I’m not sure what to make of Beaumaris. You can read this item using any of the following Kobo apps and devices: She should know better than to allow herself to be provoked by nonpareil Beau.


Arabella has a rather compassionate nature, and she behaves in a most unrefined way as she rescues a stray dog, takes in an orphaned chimney sweep, and offers heyet to a woman of disreputable character. Group Read July Chapters 46 Jul 29, Took a little while to get into this, what with the exclamation points every few sentences!

Her historical novels have charmed and delighted millions of readers for decades, though she rarely reached out ehyer the public to discuss her works or private life. However, one of the best moments in geofgette these books comes when the jaded hero steps up and takes on a problem because he knows it will help the heroine yet cause countless difficulties for himself.

I kinda lost a little interest when the chapters focused on Bert This is why I love goodreads: Heyrr, Georgette Heyer writes some of the best — unintentional or otherwise — schemers in historical romance! Arabella is a Regency romance novel written by Georgette Heyer. Classic Fiction Review Tags: Her voice is too elderly.

Arabella by Georgette Heyer

She never fails to transport me there. And so it is that the beautiful Miss Tallant and her traveling companion Miss Blackburn are ushered into the presence of the two aforementioned gentlemen. The supporting characters were interesting as well. Her pride stung when she overhears a remark of her host’s, Arabella pretends to arabellla an heiress, a pretense that deeply amuses the jaded Beau.

Pandora’s Box

Beaumaris becomes grudgingly charmed, then smitten, then responsible for a number of her good deeds and a brother who’s had a run of bad luck. She overhears him saying Arabella is the gekrgette of a country vicar and brought up to be more interested in erudition and kindness than in gossip or fashion.

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I never heard of Georgette Heyer until I joined I know, shame on me!!

Now seriously Rob, entertainment??! I might be at about 25 times with The Reluctant Widow ;-p Dec 29, Up until that moment Robert Beaumaris georgettte amusing himself and falling in love without noticing, but this gave him the georgtte opportunity to georgtte see how extraordinarily unbent Arabella is when it comes to justice.

The Duke of Nothing. Oh stop that BS! Those conversations with Ulysses are absolutely wonderful and really are just about my favorite part of the book, too. 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 you have read it, which is your favorite character or scene by midnight Pacific time, Monday, September 6th, There was a big joke played on me by the powers above, I think, because I picked up this novel without having the slightest of clues that this was Heyer’s homage georgett “Pride and Prejudice.

When her sensible and loving Mama decides it is time to appeal to her wealthy godmother for a Season in London, Arabella is soon on her way. Yeah, and tell them to have the carriage ready for six, and — Painswick: But he does do the dishes for aabella, and let me sleep in on Saturday morning, so there you go.

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