Finding so young and pretty a girl as Amanda wandering unattended, Sir Gareth Ludlow knows it is his duty as a man of honour to restore her to her family. But it is to prove no easy task for the Corinthian. His captive in spring muslin has more than her rapturous good looks and bandboxes to aid... show more
Finding so young and pretty a girl as Amanda wandering unattended, Sir Gareth Ludlow knows it is his duty as a man of honour to restore her to her family. But it is to prove no easy task for the Corinthian. His captive in spring muslin has more than her rapturous good looks and bandboxes to aid her - she is also possessed of a runaway imagination...
Publish date: 2011-12-01
Publisher: Sourcebooks Casablanca
Pages no: 304
Edition language: English
I'm being kind with 3 stars. I totally get why people love this Heyer book so much; I do. But I really disliked it. It's beautifully written and the narrator of this version did a fantastic job (although her Mr. Theele kept making Peter Sellers' Sidney Wang character pop into my head; I couldn't...
I'm pretty sure I've read this, one of Georgette Heyer's Regency romps, but it must have been about 30 years ago. It was just as enjoyable this time. The plot is so convoluted that I won't even try to explain it all, but a bizarre and hilarious road trip is set up when Sir Gareth Ludlow sets out ...
Oh, I enjoyed this! It's been such a long time since I've read Sprig Muslin, and I forgot how delightful it is! Sir Gareth and Lady Hester are simply sweet, and I appreciate the soft way in which the romance creeps in, because the romance is not REALLY the focus of this book (strangely enough for ...
Georgette Heyer at her best, what more is there to say? This lively, two-romance, regency romp is so silly and sweet I enjoyed it most in small portions, like dessert. Amanda is a live-wire--young, determined, pretty and scandalously unattended because she’s run away from her doting grandfather hopi...
I've loved this book for years, and I still do. One of Heyer's best, not least because of the characterization: Gareth, Hester, Amanda, Hildebrand, Neil, the General, and many more—each perfectly realized. Even little Joseph. if you have never read Heyer, this is a great place to start.
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