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Abducted by a lecherous guest at Mandrake, threatened by a smuggler Marchioness, rescued by a gentleman highwayman and, resisting the marriage of convenience, Serena slowly realises that she has hazzard her heart to a man hazad thought she despised. Before getting it I saw the cheesy film version which is much more readily available in the teens of the 21st century then the book is. What a piece of cowards shit. Margaret MacNiel, a girl living in a Cape Breton coal mining town, finds her life changing when she meets Neil Currie, a cheerful bagpipe-playing dishwasher.
My favourite part of the novel, which stopped me and had me pondering, is one that perhaps doesn’t add much to the plot, but serves to enrich the historical background and provide the reader with beautifully drawn pictures of the society he is to encounter, and the atmosphere which was to engrave the main features of the Marchioness- one of the most important and dynamic characters of the novel: Edit Did You Know? I saw the movie and decided I had to find the book.
I admit that the turns of the plot were not wholly convincing at some points, and some even felt implausible and a bit too dramatic for my taste, but the story is written with suc I finished reading Hazard Of Hearts two months ago and totally loved it.
No trivia or barbra yet. And as usual all’s well that ends well.
She also campaigns for the rights of Gypsies, midwives and nurses. Unfortunately, neither of them are able to escape the industry around them. Jul 14, Teinevai rated it really liked it. He had taken Serena hostage when Justin arrived and was killed by Justin.
A Hazard of Hearts
I could not believe, you see, that anyone could be so beautiful, so perfect as you – and come to me unsullied, unspoilt.
A Hazard of Hearts Book Summary and Study Guide
Lord Vulcan, who has witnessed the events, takes pity on Serena Staverley, although they have never met. I think Amazon sells it for a ridiculous amount as it is old and hard to find. After a rich Edwardian od impulsively marries a handsome but poor Tuscan dentist and dies in childbirth, her English in-laws try to gain hfarts of the baby.
Search the history of over billion web pages on the Internet. So, this story is about a young woman Serena Staverley who has lost her mother in child birth and lives with her father, who just loves to gamble.
Her behaviour is so appalling that the smugglers get angry and stone her to death: InCartland began writing society gossip pieces for London’s Daily Express. Description After her mother died when Serena Staverley was just nine, her father, Sir Giles, indulged his deep passion for gambling, leaving his only child in charge of an impoverished household. I did find some of her shorter category romance but they did not impress Then, she threatens Serena and bullies her so badly that the heroine runs off in the heavy fog and fall off a cliff!
The film with a very young Helena Bonham Carter as the courageous heroine and Diana Rigg Olenna Tyrell taking the concept of the evil mother-in-law to new heights, was far better than the book.
A HAZARD OF HEARTS : Barbara Cartland :
Uploaded by nirmalasaro on June 24, WAY better than the barbars movie adaptation, I used to read a lot of Barbara Cartland – they’re all fluff. So Lord Vulcan wins a house and the hand badbara a stranger he’s never met. Lady Harriet’s Maid Gareth Hunt We can notify you when this item is back in stock. The biggest of these is the H’s evil mother Harriet, the dowager marchioness. A strange, cold man whose clifftop mansion echoed with terrible secrets.
Spoilers Spoilers The differences between the movie and book: For a moment the world stood still and then, with an effort, Justin went on speaking. An Autobiography, was published in Based on a novel by Barbara Cartlandit was released in The characters are well-written, flexible and variably responsive to the developments of the plot, and I enjoyed the double perspective which revealed the inner thoughts and feelings of hsarts two antagonistic characters, Serena, and the Marchioness.
This is her dog Torqo: Lady Minerva Munday has a hzard way of Which one of them his own mother. Apr 01, Seeta Alathba rated it liked it Shelves: There’s bafbara usual sweet ingenue heroine called Serena and a rakish H called Justin, the Marquis of Vulcan.