Cotillion [Georgette Heyer, Phyllida Nash] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Sparkling — Independent on Sunday A literary bubble bath. The first book I assigned my continuing education class on Georgette Heyer at NC State was Regency Buck. The second was Cotillion, which I. Cotillion is not one of Georgette Heyer’s most well-known novels, nor is it one of the famous ones that get trotted out when trying to explain.

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Cotillion: A Review of a Georgette Heyer Novel | Jane Austen’s World

However, it is absolutely one of my favourites, hfyer recently, when I was suffering an overdose of dystopic and experimental science fiction, I had a very happy evening revelling in Heyerland again. Cotillion is a domestic Heyer, one that focuses on economics and expenditure as metaphors for character. Orphaned Kitty Charing pretends to be engaged to the Hon. Freddy is, of course, of no account, since all he cares about is the cut of his coat.


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And that leaves Jack, romantic, devastating, dashing and uncontrollable, and he will not be told when and where to make a proposal of marriage, especially since he feels sure that Kitty, who has adored him since childhood, will be his for cotillioh taking whenever he feels ready to drop the handkerchief.

Heyee, the mystery of the Charing-Standen engagement continues to puzzle their friends, since neither Kitty no Freddy show any sign of loverlike behaviour.

I love this one, too. I votillion this is one of her best books as far as dialogue is concerned. Any time Freddy — a favourite Geoegette hero of mine — opens his mouth I am delighted. Like Liked by 1 person. This was the first Georgette Heyer I read; given to me by my mother when I was about sixteen. My dog-eared copy is still on the shelves — and regularly taken off it for yet another delicious read.

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