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. Foundling [Georgette Heyer] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. “What happens when a many-titled Duke decides to play hookey from his. The Foundling (Regency Romances) [Georgette Heyer] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. What happens when a many-titled Duke decides.

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It truly set the bar for me!! Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. He soon finds out his other cousin Matthew is in a bit of a fix. And we go with him. But his natural diffidence conceals a rebellious spirit. I know I was a bit, and couldn’t help wishing that the heroine should have been involved in the main plot.

I already can’t wait to re-read it While hanging out with his friend, he realizes that his friend is being scammed 50, pounds for writing letters to a girl he had become infatuated with.

Thanks for telling us about the problem. But how does one do this if they are being coddled by overprotective guardians? Showing of reviews.

Book review: ‘The Foundling’ by Georgette Heyer

Even when he finally runs away, he remains sweet and caring to those around him. Yes, as other reviewers point out, this is more of a coming-of-age saga tha June, – Still five stars for me, and still a favorite Coundling

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Celebrating Georgette Heyer — Day 08 Giveaway. This book is rather unusual for a Heyer book in that the viewpoint character is male we do get Harriet’s point of view a few times, but Gilly, the Duke, is the viewpoint character for the majority of the book and the romance is understated. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. But the part I always liked the best were the scenes like the backwards race, and all the crazy things Gilly went through in keeping his charges out of trouble.


I love how funny Heyer is! She has had little success with either endeavour.

You are commenting using your Twitter account. The only issue I had was that the love between Gilly and the woman he ends up marrying seems to come out of nowhere. She accepted with reasonable good grace the necessity of carrying on the line. Shy, quiet and docile, the young Duke has been forever coddled and pampered on account of his being an orphan, and of his sickly constitution.


Do you have a favourite Heyer novel? Hey Georgette Heyer was a prolific historical romance and detective fiction novelist.

I still enjoy Gilly so very much if only to pluck him out of this story into a faster-paced one and to give him a proper love escapade.

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He is sweet, good natured, and caring. Post was not sent – check your email addresses! There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. What can go wrong?! Chapters 13 to The Duke to his retinue: 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.


When he decided not to marry her after all, her “guardian”, Mr. Gilly’s valet and Gideon’s manservant: She shows a lot of spirit in coming out geofgette her comfort zone to help her fiance.

The Foundling

Leversedge is the most unusual, flundling, opportunistic of villains, and the plot elements verge upon farce at times, but resolve themselves into a most satisfying story. Dear friends, readers, and fellow Georgette Heyer lovers, I am really, really surprised at the low popularity of The Foundling amongst the Heyerites. It is so difficult to find people to talk with about Heyer, which is why I love the book blogging community! After the death of his parents at a very young age, Adolphus — called Gilly — was taken under the wing of Lord Lionel, his uncle, and placed under constant care.

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The Foundling (Regency Romances): Georgette Heyer: : Books

It made for amusing moments but did not make her very interesting. Ships from and sold by Amazon. The titular female of the piece Belinda, “The Foundling” steals the role as leading lady. I typically ten What an adventure! Also, Gilly isn’t a typical Heyer hero. It’s funny, sweet, exciting, amd yes, romantic in a strangely understated and very touching way.