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ISBN:
0739422049
Author:
Patricia Cabot
Category:
Genre Fiction
Language:
English
Publisher:
Pocket Books/Simon and Schuste (2001)
Pages:
439 pages
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1791 kb
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1875 kb
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Rating:
4.9
Votes:
745


Meggin Patricia Cabot was born and and raised in Bloomington, Indiana, USA, daughter of Barbara and C. Victor Cabot, a college professor.

Meggin Patricia Cabot was born and and raised in Bloomington, Indiana, USA, daughter of Barbara and C. She also lived in Grenoble, France and Carmel, California (the setting for her bestselling Mediator series) before moving to New York City after graduating with a bachelor’s degree in fine arts from Indiana University.

FREE shipping on qualifying offers. her fiancé, the Marquis of Winchilsea, in the arms of another woman.

Ten o’clock, Braden realized, was early for a social call breakfasts, or sitting down, p. .

Ten o’clock, Braden realized, was early for a social call breakfasts, or sitting down, perhaps, to write letters

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No. Forecast: Cabot (aka Meg Cabot and Jenny Carroll) is a writer of remarkable skill, and it's only a matter of time before her historical romances are embraced as readily as her young adult titles (The Princess Diaries; The Mediator)

From Publishers WeeklyBrimming with the warmth and charm of a playful puppy, Cabot's (Lady of Skye, et. Victorian-era romance turns the tired theme of a young woman's sexual awakening into something fresh, funny and sensual. No. Forecast: Cabot (aka Meg Cabot and Jenny Carroll) is a writer of remarkable skill, and it's only a matter of time before her historical romances are embraced as readily as her young adult titles (The Princess Diaries; The Mediator).

0 5 Author: Patricia Cabot. Unfortunately, Victorian society considers such masculine peccadilloes a trifle; canceling their imminent wedding would be unthinkable and she seeks lessons in the art of romance from the best teacher: London's most notorious rake

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To keep her fiance true, she sought lessons in love from a notorious rake!
  • Flash_back
Educating Caroline includes everything I generally find irritating: a stereotypical OW who is promiscuous and therefore amoral; a H who is promiscuous and therefore admirable; a h who is virginal, but carnal (the author's descriptor, not mine) the moment the H touches her; a request to the H by the h that beggars belief; a story that lurches from one implausible sex scene to another; a plot with holes big enough for a carriage to drive through - and so on. The most credible set of characters, for the most part, are the two male villains, although the scene in the aristocrat's club is farcical. And yet, in a twisted sort of way, I found Educating Caroline sufficiently interesting to read to the end. Why? I think it was the internalising by the h and H, as he grappled with an overwhelming desire for her, admiration and then pride in her, growing affection and then love which knocked him witless. Her introspection was more about honesty and honour and horror at her desire for him, linked to a growing reliance on him and recognition of her underlying recklessness, as well as having fallen in love.
And, while the sex scenes were implausible, the passion between the two of them was undeniably well delivered.
And I liked that the pretty aristocrat was the villain, while the H was built like a labourer, with a battered face. (Even though the boy from Seven Dials being engaged to the daughter of a Duke who is some years older than the 21 year old h is somewhat inexplicable - why is such a beauty still unmarried? How did they meet?)
I liked that the h was nowhere near as beautiful or as voluptuous as her rival - a clever conceit by Cabot who would well understand how many romance readers would be delighted by this.
And I enjoyed Cabot's dialogue, which is a winner.
So, once again, I find myself overlooking flaws that I don't excuse with other authors. Which is why I've just purchased Cabot's newest re-release.
  • Mojind
The Irish novelist, the late Frank O'Connor, once observed that the secret of writing novels was revealed only to Jane Austen and Turgenev; that when they died, this secret died with them. Too bad O'Connor never got to read Patricia Cabot.
Not long ago I completed "Educating Caroline" and, as a result, some of my long-held stereotypes (almost exclusively negative) about "romance novels" now lie, so to speak, in a shambles at my feet. Or do they? I can't decide. We have to put a tag on every book, stick it in some pigeon-hole, assign it to a genre. And I suppose "romance" was the inevitable category for "Caroline." But this novel isn't only a "romance."
In fact, you don't have to like romance novels to thoroughly enjoy "Educating Caroline." It is outrageously witty and occasionally naughty, with a complex (not to say audacious) plot and interesting, believable, finely-drawn characters. And of course it has a heroine to die for: the eponymous Caroline (yeah, I'm male) -- sweet, lovely, regularly non-linear in her sentiments and activities, and just courageous and resourceful enough to keep a most dangerous situation for getting entirely out of hand. And the interesting hero, while no push-over, escapes the cliché of being primarily an aristocratic man-toy: tall, dark, brooding, and impossibly handsome (and titled) -- much to the author's credit. (Her villians, by the way, are deliciously corrupt and degenerate.)
Since completing "Caroline," I've acquired and read two earlier novels by Cabot. Both make for good, amusing, even compelling entertainment. But neither lit the fire of this reader the way "Caroline" did. It's my opinion that, in Ms. Cabot's most recent novel, she has cast off some of the mass-market constraints she might once have felt compelled to observe with care. In doing so, she has now given us an exquisitely crafted novel of broad, general interest. And I am not easy to please: my novelists of choice are Henry James and (of course) the inimitable Miss Austen.
It's true that "Educating Caroline" will not make us forget "The Wings of the Dove" or "Pride and Prejudice." And yet, on the basis of "Caroline," one might almost conclude that Patricia Cabot is a sort of latter-day Austen-meets-Nabokov. I'll be carefully watching Ms. Cabot's web site for future developments. Stranger things have happened ... .
  • Arryar
This book was a cute and fun read. All of the characters are engaging and interesting in their own ways.They come to life off the page. I especially loved Braden Granville's father.
This book had it all : romance, sex, action, and mystery all wrapped into one. And the ending was very satisfying.

My only complaint would be parts of it were a bit predictable (when you've read hundreds of romance novels) but it had enough surprising moments for the book to be interesting.
Worth a read!
  • GAMER
After you've read as many books in this genre as I have, you notice that they are all pretty much the same. But every now and then, you find a real treasure that reminds you why you started reading historical romances in the first place. "Educating Caroline" is such a book.
Caroline is the most delightful heroine I've run across in quite some time. Her naiveté is refreshingly hilarious. One of the funniest scenes is when Caroline is discussing Braden Granville's kiss with her friend Emma, who is horrifed at Caroline's "lovemaking lessons" to help her keep her fiancé from straying. She says it's Braden Granville's fault that Caroline no longer wants to marry her fiancé, since she'd never have known anything was missing in the relationship if he hadn't stuck his tongue in her mouth.
"Or," Caroline added, thoughtfully, "put his hand down my shimmy."
Emily cried, "He what?"
"...I forgot...about that part."
I had tears in my eyes from laughing. This book has it all: original, likable lovers who are obviously meant for each other, humorous situations, and plenty of spice without being crass. I enjoyed it so much I can't think of anything negative to say about it. I'd give it more than five stars if I could!
  • Hono
It was a fantastic storyline, with a lot of witty humor in it! I loved the book and finished it in a day. I would highly recommend it!