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First published in 1965, a novel set in Regency England in which the rich and handsome Marquis of Alverstoke is plunged into a succession of dramas ... Show synopsis

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  • Frederica (Arrow) – Trade paperback (2004)
    by Georgette Heyer

    Frederica

    Trade paperback, Arrow
    2004
    English
    Revised ed.
    386 pages

    ISBN: 0099465647
    ISBN-13: 9780099465645

    Rich, handsome, darling of the ton, the hope of ambitious mothers and despair of his sisters, the Marquis of Alverstoke sees no reason to put himself out for anyone. Until a distant connection, ignorant of his selfishness, applies to him for help. Plunged into one drama after another by the large and irrepressible Merriville family, Alverstoke is surprised to find himself far from bored. The lovely Charis may be as hen-witted as she is beautiful but Jessamy is an interesting boy, and Felix an engaging scamp. And, most ... Show more

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Reviews of Frederica

Overall customer rating: 5.000
Inger P
by Inger P on Dec 30, 2010

Love Georgette Heyer. I have read all her books many times and will continue to do so. Lovely to imerse oneself into the time and place of the story.

GoluxGirl

Sparking and witty

by GoluxGirl on Jan 17, 2008

This is one of my absolute favorite Heyer novels. She brings together two of her best "types": the smart, vivacious young woman, and the too-proud man who finds himself bending to the overwhelming, humorous debacles she brings into his life. Ms. Heyer manages to combine history with modern sensibility, without sacrificing truth. Her heroines aren't modern transplants setting the historical world on its collective ear, but rather women of their time who know how to create opportunities for themselves and their loved ones. Frederica is dazzlingly normal, but bright and pretty. It's her humanity and love for family, her humor and wit in the face of crazy situations, that captures Alverstoke's heart -- not her beauty, money, or position (and not her body, either!) You could compare this to the film "Gigi" in the way a natural, non-society woman breaks a too-conventional high-society man out of his boredom--just by being herself, and not because she's set out to snare him. Two thumbs way up.

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