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The Grand Sophy - Georgette Heyer
The Grand Sophy
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When the redoubtable Sir Horace Stanton-Lacy is ordered to South America on Diplomatic Business he parks his only daughter Sophy on his sister in Berkely Square. But Sophy's cousins are in a sad tangle. The heartless and tyrannical Charles is betrothed to a pedantic bluestocking almost as... show more
When the redoubtable Sir Horace Stanton-Lacy is ordered to South America on Diplomatic Business he parks his only daughter Sophy on his sister in Berkely Square. But Sophy's cousins are in a sad tangle. The heartless and tyrannical Charles is betrothed to a pedantic bluestocking almost as tiresome as himself; Cecilia is besotted with a beautiful but quite feather-brained poet; and Hubert has fallen foul of a money-lender. It looks like the Grand Sophy has arrived just in time to save them all...
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9781402218941 (140221894X)
ASIN: 140221894X
Publisher: Sourcebooks Casablanca
Pages no: 372
Edition language: English
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Portable Magic
Portable Magic rated it
3.0 The Grand Sophy ★★★☆☆
I have to agree with pretty much all the male characters in this story: Sophie is a terrifying woman. Well-intentioned, but a sly and manipulative busybody. A number of her schemes depend on luck, especially her dangerous games with horses. Still, it’s a fun story, and I really enjoyed everyone gett...
The Primroses Were Over
The Primroses Were Over rated it
3.0 The Grand Sophy
This is not my favorite Georgette Heyer book (Cotillion still holds my heart, I'm afraid), but her books are remarkably readable and fun and this was definitely an enjoyable romp. Regency romances (and this is, although that is probably not really my favorite part, a Regency romance) and I have a ...
Dawn772
Dawn772 rated it
4.0 Grand Sophy
Overall an entertaining historical romance with a exuberant heroine up to all kinds of antics. It had lots of enjoyable action but there was a couple times such as the beginning when it got heavy with describing everything. Sophy is sent to live with her aunts family and brings a whirlwind of activ...
Merle
Merle rated it
3.0 The Grand Sophy by Georgette Heyer
** I haven't felt much like reviewing lately, and am not sure yet whether this is a temporary slump or whether nearly 6 years of it is enough and I need a new hobby. What with all the terrible author behavior lately it is starting to seem like a thankless task, though in my case, life circumstances ...
Murder by Death
Murder by Death rated it
4.5 The Grand Sophy
What an extraordinarily entertaining read! Count me as one of the teeming masses besotted with The Grand Sophy - both the book and the character. I don't quite know where to begin. The quickest summary I can put together is this: Sophy's father must go to Brazil on a diplomatic mission and he pa...
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