winter20092010, regency-romp1811–1820, fraudio, chick-lit, published-1935, poison, radio-4x, re-read, play-dramatisation
Read from February 14, 2010 to July 16, 2011, read count: 2
** spoiler alert ** Re-read #1 deatils:
16/07/2011 R4x - Judith Taverner defies brawling Regency London to make her claim on High Society.
Plot - Judith Taverner defies brawling Regency London to make her claim on High Society. Stars Elizabeth Proud and Simon Shepherd.
Okay it's Georgette Heyer so it gets a 3* minimum regardless, nevertheless it is rather a trite concoction that leans a little too close to the pantomime genre to merit any higher. That said, this was just right for a Valantine's Sunday....Continua
This author writes with wit and stylistic sharpness. Her characters are well drawn and engaging. Although it is a light read, it is fun and certainly contains details of the Regency era that enlighten and depict the scene with remarkable insight. I would recommend it as an entertaining deviation from heavier works....Continua