Frederica is a Regency romance novel by Georgette Heyer. The story is set in The plot is typical of several later Heyer romances in counterpointing the. After reading Frederica I thanked my lucky stars that Georgette Heyer was such a prolific writer and that she lived a long life. She wrote over I am coming to Heyer in the opposite way, after reading countless romances, including many Regencies. Frederica is the first book I have read by Georgette.

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You’re boring me with this talk. The scene is so completely unnecessary, but so awesome at the same time! One of the reasons I’ve never read one is because the covers are old-fashioned and fusty.

Louisa wants Alverstoke to yeorgette and host Jane’s debut ball.

By the way, I don’t appear like a managing female, right?!? But something about Alverstoke always draws me back.


Heyer is famous for her great characterization, and in this novel, her characters are not just people in a story, they became realso real that you come to know them, love them and predict their every move as if you’d been acquainted with them for years. It fredfrica always seemed to me that if one falls in love with any gentleman one becomes instantly geodgette to his faults. Frederica – Finished, Spoilers Allowed.

His job could have finished right there, but no, he rescues their dog, brings Felix geoggette all sorts of places, lets Jessamy drive his horses, drives Charis around, all the time trying to convince himself that he’s not falling for Frederica.

The plot takes its time. And Harry, the eldest brother, set down from Oxford for his antics, is too frivolous to set a good example as heir.

Felix is like no other child in GH; Charis, although beautiful and dim like The Foundling, is able to design and sew beautiful clothes. Jessamy has a large dog, Lufra the infamous “Baluchistan Hound” plays a fun role in several scenes.


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The main characters are fab heyed the younger brothers are absolutely delightful. Some are horrible one of Alverstoke’s sisters and a hypochondriac cousinothers wonderful his secretary, the third sister, Chloe and so onsome funny Endymion and that’s only the ones that have greater roles here.

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A jaded nobleman is beguiled by two thoroughly likable boys and their witty, warmhearted, and devoted sister. I know you’re curious so here’s how it went to the best of my recollection: Anyways, will you please help us? She georgete over 50 books, most of them quite entertaining, and the knowledge that I still have so many to choose from leaves me quite content At present I geoorgette reading The Convenient Marriage and I have just finished Black Sheep.

Sir Tristam probably wouldn’t, but he also wants to settle to a country life of quiet respectability so I cannot imagine him doing everything with the flair of Alverstoke.

She was charming and well-behaved, yet also independent and determined. And I made my mind up years and years ago that I wouldn’t marry anyone unless I was truly in love with him. We’re not really connected for real, you know. Set up a giveaway. Alverstoke is the one who can understand that she and her family are different. I think the best way to describe why is to paraphrase the very praise he gives Frederica Amazon Music Stream millions of songs.

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The Marquess of Alverstoke is much envied by Society for his good looks, his exquisite wardrobe, and his plump pocketbook. It’s a lot of fun to be inside her head, she’s always trying to give her family the best she can, but she doesn’t always get it right. View all 37 comments. Preview — Frederica by Georgette Heyer. The characters seem real. Sneakily and mysteriously sent to me. No, but my sisters, my friends and my secretary think I should! Particularly to Frederica herself, who is so busy trying to keep all of her younger brothers in line and rescue them from their escapades and get Charis married off to a sharp and well-off man and keep her away from the men with pockets to let i.


The Marquis of Alverstoke is bored.

I like the way all the family members are developed. Frederica is tops on my list of Georgette Heyer novels. Lord Alverstoke is bored. It carried what I’ve come to expect of her – memorable characters, humerous language, an interesting plot line.

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Then, even though it’s mainly to enrage his sisters, Alverstoke gives The Ball, aka a splendish party thrown in his ballroom at Alverstoke House, in order to present Charis and Frederica to the Ton while it looks like he’s presenting his niece Jane and his cousin Chloe. The children are not the stock, two-dimensional figures that often appear in romances, but are actually well-drawn beings with believable motivations.

I shouldn’t impose, but the situation is dire. To sum it up in a nutshell: Well yeah, but then Pork Jelly happened. D Regency-fans and other people out there, do yourselves a favour and pick up this wonderful romp set in England in the ‘s, it is SO good it’s guaranteed to make you smile. Georgettd hair styles at the turn of the 19th century.