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Frederica - Georgette Heyer
Frederica
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Rich, handsome, darling of the ton, the Marquis of Alverstoke at 37 sees no reason to put himself out for anyone, that is, until the strong-minded Frederica, who seems more concerned with her family’s welfare than his attentions, catches his eye.
Rich, handsome, darling of the ton, the Marquis of Alverstoke at 37 sees no reason to put himself out for anyone, that is, until the strong-minded Frederica, who seems more concerned with her family’s welfare than his attentions, catches his eye.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9781402214769 (1402214766)
ASIN: 1402214766
Publisher: Sourcebooks Casablanca
Pages no: 437
Edition language: English
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Community Reviews
C. P. Lesley
C. P. Lesley rated it
I have always enjoyed Frederica, which like most of Georgette Heyer's novels I first read in my teens. And I still enjoy it, not least because of the truly charming portrayals of Frederica's young brothers and their dog: Jessamy, a budding scholar and minister at 16, who nonetheless has a passion fo...
Dawn772
Dawn772 rated it
An entertaining historical romance with a zany heroine and her wild family but there was so much story setup that the heroine didn't appear until well into story and the language interpretation from 1960's got tiresome after awhile. Frederica appeals to Lord Alverstroke to give a ball for her beaut...
Bettie's Books
Bettie's Books rated it
4.0 Frederica by Georgette Heyer
bookshelves: fraudio, spring-2011, regency-romp1811–1820, chick-lit, period-piece, published-1965, dog-steals-the-show Read from May 03 to 04, 2011 ** spoiler alert ** The tape is a bit harsh on the ears but a gift is always lovely.I learnt that it is milch cow (cow which gives milk or is kept fo...
Rane Aria
Rane Aria rated it
4.0 Frederica
This was just a fun story with Heyer's trademarks shatter throughout. Because it's been awhile since I read Heyer it took me a few chapters to get back into her style of writing. This of course cleared up once I got into the story. Frederica came across as a strong and devoted sister to her young si...
Lady Wesley's Salon
Lady Wesley's Salon rated it
5.0
This is one of my top three Heyer titles, and the audio narration by Clifford Norgate is just spot on. His vocalization of the marquess is a bit stuffier than I would like, and occasionally he veers off into Winston Churchill territory, but he does a very nice job with all of the female voices and e...
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