[LMB] ot: Stephen Fry on Georgette Heyer

Peter Hews Peterhews at protonmail.com
Sat Oct 2 13:02:38 BST 2021




On Friday, October 1st, 2021 at 23:49, <adkinslawfirm at mindspring.com> wrote:

> Stephen Fry waxes eloquent on the enduring appeal of Georgette Heyer.
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> https://www.theguardian.com/books/2021/oct/01/stephen-fry-on-the-enduring-appeal-of-georgette-heyer
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Having had her recommended so often (by this list, inter alia) I tried to read "Regency Buck" and couldn't pick it up again by the time I was halfway through.  Is that one untypical of her work, or is there just something in her plotting that leaves me cold?

Peter Hews

Oh better far to live and die under the brave black flag I fly,
Than play a sanctimonious part with a pirate head and a pirate heart.



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