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    EBOOK READ The Grand Sophy Author Georgette Heyer Georgette Heyer ✓ 7 Free download 45 stars If you ever wanted to see a Regency era heroine really take charge of her life you'll probably love The Grand Sophy Sophia Stanton Lacy better known as Sophy is dropped on her aunt's family by her globetrotting fath

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    EBOOK READ The Grand Sophy Author Georgette Heyer Buddy Read w the wonderful Candi PhrynneOnce again my goodreads friends and in groups have gotten me to read a book that I thought I would never like and guess what? I loved it Lady Ombersley's brother Sir Horace decides to leave h

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    Georgette Heyer ✓ 7 Free download EBOOK READ The Grand Sophy Author Georgette Heyer One of Georgette's best loved Regencies it is impossible to read it any other way than as the story is told breakneck the smile never left my faceWhile Sophy stays true to the period in a lot of ways she is a far modern heroine it simply doesn't occur to her she can't be independent or that she doesn't know what is best for her cousins the Rivenhalls when she is sent to stay with themThe whole family reminds m

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    EBOOK READ The Grand Sophy Author Georgette Heyer A Regency Romance? What? What?Ah but this was nothing very stuffy indeed Sophy was the model extrovert a clever and busy and downright machiavellian girl Do you like characters with so much agency that they pop right off the

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    EBOOK READ The Grand Sophy Author Georgette Heyer The Grand Sophy my first Georgette Heyer is a very entertaining book about a complete hoyden who turns people's lives upside

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    EBOOK READ The Grand Sophy Author Georgette Heyer Georgette Heyer ✓ 7 Free download Download ☆ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB ✓ Georgette Heyer I think this has surpassed These Old Shades as my favourite of the Heyers that I've read The hero isn't as much fun as Avon is but the heroine Sophy far surpasses Leonie Sophy is admittedly forward bold and out spoken enough that she could have become as irritating to me as Leonie is; but I think Heyer handled Sophy with far skill than she did Leonie no great surprise perhaps since there's a gap of about three decades between the

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Characters Ê The Grand Sophy 107 Georgette Heyer ✓ 7 Free download You're in for a treat NORA ROBERTS New York Times bestselling authorHeyer's women are spunky daring and outrageousher heroes the stuff of dreams DIANA PALMER New York Times bestselling authorGeorgette Heyer's bookssparkle MARY BALOGH N. 45 stars If you ever wanted to see a Regency era heroine really take charge of her life you ll probably love The Grand Sophy Sophia Stanton Lacy better known as Sophy is dropped on her aunt s family by her globetrotting father who asks his sister Lady Ombersley to watch over his poor little SophyEnter Sophy 5 9 independent minded and brimming with confidence Sophy uickly figures out all of the dysfunctions in the Ombersley family including a father with a gambling addiction a passive mother a daughter who throws over the perfectly nice eligible lord she s supposed to marry in favor of a swoony absent minded poet and a younger son who s managed to get himself into some deep trouble And the older son Charles who has taken over control of the family and its finances to try to pull everything together and in the process has lost his sense of humor turned into a domestic tyrant of sorts and managed to get himself engaged to a vindictive overly proper woman Eugenia WraxtonIt s a good thing Sophy is a take charge and fix it kind of person Also luckily Sophy is intelligent and has a great sense of humor It s a sheer pleasure to watch her take on CharlesHe said stiffly Since you have brought up Miss Wraxton s name I shall be much obliged to you cousin if you will refrain from telling my sisters that she has a face like a horse But Charles no blame attaches to Miss Wraxton She cannot help it and that I assure you I have always pointed out to your sisters I consider Miss Wraxton s countenance particularly well bred Yes indeed but you have uite misunderstood the matter I meant a particularly well bred horse You meant as I am perfectly aware to belittle Miss Wraxton No no I am very fond of horses Sophy said earnestlyJane Austen s Emma should take a clue from Sophy Emma tries to manage everyone s lives especially their romances and is usually wrong Sophy who in fairness is much cosmopolitan than Emma pretty much always succeeds at managing everyone s lives Luckily for everyone involved she s also pretty much always right with one notable exception that ends up turning out right anyway because the universe clearly loves SophyI really didn t mean to swallow this book whole in one day but once I got going I couldn t stop And when Heyer pulls all the main characters together at the end for one of those absurd farcical scenes she does so well it was comedy heavenThis would be a 5 star book easy but unfortunately there s a really problematic minor subplot right in the middle of the book that involves a stereotypical greasy evil Jewish moneylender the name Goldhanger and his Semitic nose are your textual clues It lasts for about 5 pages max I ve looked at different ways of rationalizing this those were different times it s just one character and not necessarily the author s commentary on all Jews but I can t get comfortable with it Nor do I think I should this was published in 1950 post WWII by which time people generally and Georgette Heyer specifically should have known better This one scene will ruin the entire book for some people If you can rationalize it or ignore it or skip over it knowing that Sophy prevails in their brief encounter this is otherwise a completely delightful book If you can t that s totally understandable I understand the racial descriptions have been removed from some editions of the book like Agatha Christie s And Then There Were None which seems to me a happy answer to this problemBecause really Sophy s a great character and that one scene excluded this is one of Heyer s best novels I would love to hang out with Sophy we could braid each other s hair and she could fix all my problems

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Characters Ê The Grand Sophy 107 Georgette Heyer ✓ 7 Free download Ew York Times bestselling authorPrepare to be charmed LINDA HOWARD New York Times bestselling authorOne of Georgette Heyer's most popular Regency romances What are you waiting forSophy arrives at her aunt's house just in time to save h. One of Georgette s best loved Regencies it is impossible to read it any other way than as the story is told breakneck the smile never left my faceWhile Sophy stays true to the period in a lot of ways she is a far modern heroine it simply doesn t occur to her she can t be independent or that she doesn t know what is best for her cousins the Rivenhalls when she is sent to stay with themThe whole family reminds me of the Von Trapps in a Sound of Music with Charles Rivenhall having Captain Von Trapp s autocracy his father Lord Ombersley his distance there is a gaggle of adorable young children teens Lord Ombersley would be a good candidate for Most Irresponsible Father in a Georgette Heyer Novel His fecklessness means that Charles has taken over the family reins has become old before his time To ease his load he becomes engaged to the serious deadly dull Eugenia not recognising the mean spirit hidden behind the correct Society mannersClearly Sophy can t let this sad state of affairs continue mayhem follows till everyone gets their happy endingA wonderful caste of characters that I have fallen in love with A minor uibble is that one of the younger children Theodore disappears from the book or else is merged with another son Hubert But Heyer had a lot of strands going in this book so that is understandableLess forgiveable is the anti Semitism baffling since Heyer herself is believed to have some Jewish blood I still prefer to read uncensored just accept my literary idol did have feet of clayWith this edition a typo in Chapter 8 The cover is a little insipid no way could that girl be the sparkling Sophy Let s say they are Cecy Charlbury This one that I grew up with is far better Outrage there are rumours of a Grand Sophy film in the works Before you break out the champagne read this link I m hoping this is a wind up but not mentioning Heyer s name calling the book a bodice ripper aren t good signsEdit 4815 I ve heard from Jen Koestler another member of the Georgette Heyer fans group has heard from scriptwriter Olivia Hetreed The bodice ripping Jane Bond idea was discarded years ago Hetreed writes that she is a lifelong fan of GH will hopefully produce something true to the spirit of this bookEdit uite a coincidence last read almost three years ago Still no sign of the promised movie SighMy previous review still stands I ll just add that I have a far better opinion of Charles this time With that father no wonder he has become bad tempered autocratic

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Characters Ê The Grand Sophy 107 Georgette Heyer ✓ 7 Free download Er mixed up family from itself Everyone is hanging out with the absolute wrong person and the whole place is in an uproar Luckily Sophy knows the shocking tricks to straighten things out and it starts with throwing a really grand party. The Grand Sophy my first Georgette Heyer is a very entertaining book about a complete hoyden who turns people s lives upside down The vivacious unconventional and head strong Sophy is a delightful heroine She comes to stay at her aunt when her diplomatic father has to sail away to Brazil of all places She soons detects many problems that the family is struggling with and decides to intervene For their own good of course The Grand Sophy is the perfect read when you need a lull from denser darker ones It is fast paced clever and funny Perfect brain candy Enjoy

  • Paperback
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  • The Grand Sophy
  • Georgette Heyer
  • en
  • 09 January 2019
  • 9781492640318