The Foundling (Regency Romances) [Georgette Heyer] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. What happens when a many-titled Duke decides. So when Gilly hears of Belinda, the beautiful foundling who appears to be For over fifty years, Georgette Heyer was the undisputed queen of historical. Guest review by Claire of The Captive Reader Originally published in , The Foundling was one of the very few Heyer Regency novels I.

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No matter that of any character, I imagined myself most like Gideon, with a slanted humorous grin, taking in the whole onslaught of rather silly predicaments and entanglements with much amusement and enjoyment, in the corner of the room. Great to know that you have over 50 of her novels to choose from. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

This book falls into the same trap, but at least enough has been shown to demonstrate that these ffoundling are truly made for each other. Does plain Mr Dash put his arm round ladies in hackney coaches? That is the only thing that ruined otherwise a great story for me.

Nov 12, Kevin rated it it was amazing. I was so proud of Gilly. Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. I have Arabella sitting on my shelf so I might give that a go in the new year. Guest review by Claire of The Captive Reader. The only issue I had was that the love between Gilly and the woman he ends up marrying seems to come out of nowhere.


I love Gilly — I think my favourite founding is where he rescues himself from his dungeon — or perhaps when he finally blows his uncle out of the water!

Review: The Foundling, Georgette Heyer

It is primarily a journey of discovery for the Duke of Sale, fpundling is a charming character. I d I have a fondness for “Mr. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. I heyr go so far as to say that the understanding of human nature portrayed here borders on the levels that Henry James, or even Shakespeare are said to have had.

I think we both should not have started out with Grand Sophy!!

He has a fantasy that he shares with two of his cousins, of running off on his own to find out what it’s like to found,ing “Mr. Ever read a book then something like 7 to 10 years later you reread that same book? While doing so he rescues a fair but dimwitted maiden, takes on the char Gilly was born an incredibly rich duke.

I am considering this one and a few others for a weekend read. Refresh and try again. She’s about as relevant to the plot as the grubby scho Review I dare you to name a ths adorable cinnamon role than Gilly.

Right, so the story — for 24 years the Duke of Sale has lived and breathed as the Duke.


doundling Sounds like the minor characters upstaged the protagonists in this one. Or, I do, at least ; There was something particularly endearing to me about the plot of a sweet young man setting out to discover whether foundliing was really a man, or only a Duke. Although very similar in plot to Sprig Muslin and, I believe, Charity Girl I haven’t read that one, so I can’t be sureThe Foundling is definitely a unique read, and I suspect, a deeper, more profound story.

November 28, at 8: As a reader, I was thrilled for him when he broke their bonds and went out into the world to see what it was like. However, now that Gilly’s nearly of-age, their coddling and controlling is less welcome.

Review: The Foundling, Georgette Heyer « Medieval Bookworm

She has had little success with either endeavour. Beth F November founvling, at 3: Being pushed into an engagement with an old friend is the last straw, and Gilly takes an opportunity to flee his hangers-on and pretend to foundlinv just a gentleman. The main hero had his heroine, but their interactions were a little at the beginning and then at the end.

In she married George Ronald Rougier, a mining engineer, and he often provided basic plot outlines for her thrillers.