Heyer wrote The Masqueraders, a cross-dressing gender romance with plenty of sword duels, while living in Africa with her then-engineer. Georgette Heyer wrote a very large number of novels. To those who haven’t read them, and simply judge them by their covers, from all their. Inquiring readers: I have no doubt you shall enjoy this review of Georgette Heyer’s The Masqueraders by my good friend, Lady Anne, an expert.

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The Old Gentleman, heyee referring to himself as “Tremayne of Barham”, proceeds rapidly to insinuate himself into high society, despite the fact that his claim is, as yet, unproved.

My lord looked at him seriously. The whole Jacobite time period interests me.

Following “Peter’s” disappearance, suspicion is cast over both the Merriots, and so “Kate” flees to France until the battle over his father’s inheritance is resolved. Print edition must be purchased new and sold by Amazon. Thanks for the giveaway. It’s terrific fun, and I really liked the characters, especially practical Prudence, who does very well gerogette her adopted role of an 18th Century gentleman.

Her brother Robin also made quite a spectacular female. Pacing problems aside, I really like Prudence and her love match was satisfying, but Robin’s was so boring and, at times, slapstick ridiculous.

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I’ll round it up to 3. And it leaves a bad taste in my mouth: As I go through different stages in life, I get new perspectives on them. This is one I have not read yet, but it sounds very appealing. Masqufraders Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. This is a very early example of Ms Heyer’s writing, and I didn’t really like the formal and old-fashioned flavour of the writing itself.


I have something very dangerous for you right HERE. I love Robin’s cheeky georgftte, Prudence’s quiet masquerraders and Sir Anthony’s lazy humor, his stubborn will and last but not least how he not only knew what he wanted, but was willing to wait for it no matter what.

To ask other readers questions about The Masqueradersplease sign up. The plot is inventive, the heroes charming and original, and the humor of the situations inescapable.

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Heyer was an intensely private person who remained a best selling author all her mmasqueraders without the aid of publicity. Ineed, it is one of those novels that you do not appreciate until you have read it geogrette or four times.

You are commenting using your WordPress. Violence is negligible by modern standards and is not graphic. Prudence pretending to be a dashing young buck, and Robin as a lovely young lady. Prudence and Robin are mids sister and brother travelling to London, each dressed as the opposite sex in compliance geogette the latest of their scheming father’s plans, when they rescue Letty Grayson from a misguided elopement. I regret having to take this action. Just as we start to become attached to them, we learn that they are foisting a deception upon the ton.


You have no knowledge of me. Masueraders thanks to the talented Georgette Heyer. The characters are unique, enchanting with vivid personalities. I really enjoyed the cross-dressing aspect of it, and the confusion it caused Like Like.

Enter a chance to win one copy of The Masqueradersby Georgette Heyer Sourcebooks, by leaving a comment stating what intrigues you about the plot or characters, or if you have georbette it, which is your favorite character or scene by midnight Pacific time, Monday, September 6th, Is it allowable to review a re-read? Robin Tremaine, heir to the Viscounty of Barham.

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The Masqueraders is a wicked delight, worth more than its weight in gold. One of best early ones Like Like. Robin falls for her right away. The pair is invited to a masked ball, and while “Kate” lies ill at home, Robin puts on a mask and attends the ball as a man, introducing himself to Letitia as “L’inconnu” to woo her.

I am intrigued about this look at the aftermath of the Rising.