2 Works in The Corinthian - Georgette Heyer
13 Feb 2016
‘Richard –’ Her voice was small. ‘Richard, I’m scared. A little.’
In The Corinthian, Sir Richard Wyndham, 29, helps Penelope Creed, 17, to escape from an unwanted engagement. Adventure, mystery, comedy, and romance ensue, and all the while, Pen is masquerading as a boy. Richard falls for Pen both because of and despite her masquerade. We know that she eventually will have to "don her petticoats" again; here is the reveal.