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Georgette Heyer
Birth date: 16-08-1902
Died: 04-07-1974
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Lillelara
Lillelara rated it 8 months ago
My physical copy of this Georgette Heyer book is titled "A Christmas Party" and as Themis pointed out to me, the original title "Envious Casca" has a specific point to it. Themis was so kind and gave me a hint about the title and I looked it up after finishing the book and she is right: the original...
Themis-Athena's Garden of Books
Themis-Athena's Garden of Books rated it 8 months ago
This was a season- (and 16 Festive Tasks-) induced reread; Envious Casca actually is, however, my favorite among all the Georgette Heyer mysteries I've read so far. Recently republished under the title A Christmas Party (shame on anybody hearing a cash register tinkling faintly in the background), ...
Tannat
Tannat rated it 10 months ago
Three siblings (Margaret, Peter, and Celia) inherit a rambling old house in the country so they decide to stay there for a while to take advantage of it. So we have the siblings, their aunt Mrs Bosanquet, Celia's husband, Charles, and the Bowers (their help). Of course, the old house has a history ...
WhiskeyintheJar Romance
WhiskeyintheJar Romance rated it 10 months ago
I think I'm too much a product of my time. Having a hero who was 40yrs and a heroine who was 19, combined with the hero constantly calling her infant and for 80% of the story portraying her as very young, innocent, and wide-eyed, I couldn't and didn't want to buy into their romance. If you liked ...
Murder by Death
Murder by Death rated it 10 months ago
Here's the thing about most Golden Age mysteries: the puzzle is all. No matter how witty or clever or brilliant the writing is, it's almost never about the characters themselves, but about the murder mystery puzzle. Which is, of course, why I read mysteries; I love the puzzle and I love trying to...
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