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Devil's Cub by Georgette Heyer
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Jun 08, 11

did not like it
bookshelves: british, src-summer-2011, historical-fiction
Read from June 06 to 09, 2011 , read count: 1

I am afraid I still don't quite see the point of Heyer. Many very clever people like reading her... and I don't understand why :( This is my second Heyer (the first being Cotillion, which was OK), and I absolutely hate it, from the abusive 'wild' young nobleman, Vidal, to the colourless, 'placid-yet-can-t-help-but-fall-in-love-with-bad-boy' Ms Challoner. Some of the scenes are positively distasteful, with the male party often resorting to threats of forcing alcohol down a woman's throat, or shouting about strangling her into submission. (view spoiler)

No more Heyer for me...
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