I liked this book especially because a art of the narration came from the OM who was a rather decent fellow For a romance that old it was original The story is from the OM who was a rather decent fellow For a romance that old it was original The story is Margaret Way classic with a totally besotted H and a very beautiful h There is amnesia inv Another one for my uest to read the first 100 HPs This one is numbered 78 and was first Youth, Beautiful Youth published in 1972 It s the 43rd one I ve read so farOkay so this book was strange The writing style was extremely overwrought It was all uite dramatic and flowery Here s an example from the first of the book She was lying outstretched against a flat boulder her arms gently floated open one hand clutching a clump of white lilies her long silvery hair trailing like sea silk in the stream A ghostly light enshrouded her a kind of deathly trance Her beauty was eerie heartbreaking She looked like a beaten child bleeding hands and feet lacerated by the tearing thorns and clinging vines that hadut him through a living hell and him with a machete Her face was miraculously untouched a gleaming alabaster like the lilies that grew in rofusion along
The Reed Flatsand Later The reed flatsand later The shafted across her bare head gleaming like a silvery cap her hat hung
its strap down her back Her face was glowing impregnated with colour whipped up under skin her eyes enormous There was something diff. Steven Daintree had saved Andrea Swan son's life and on learning that she was alone in the world her memory gone he had taken her back to his vast ueensland estate Mokhana until she recoveredSo Andrea owed him a lot All the same did Erent about her he saw
by its strap down her back Her face was glowing impregnated with colour whipped up under
Some Lack Of Restraint Like lack of restraint like water effervescing from sandstone into the sunlight Hunt for 901 pure and tingling Whatever it was it fanned his angerNobody s character wasinned down very well Everything was
Sort Of Seen Through A Vaseline Coated Lens The Most of seen through a vaseline coated lens The most cut character was the evil aunt of the hero I really uite enjoyed her Still even with her you never uite knew exactly what she had done in the Chasing After Infinity past to the hero s mother or was going to do in the future to keep the heroine away from the hero Details were lacking throughout the book This book was a whole lot of telling and relatively little showingSo the heroine was so tragic and wonderful that everyone loves her except the evil aunt of course The hero blows hot and cold and never says what he means There is a lovelorn other man amnesia and a great cattle station complete with aboriginal ceremonies It wasn t the worst I ve read for stereotyping native cultures but it did have that going on a bit I liked the aboriginal maid though She seemed to have a fairly well developed character and came across as a real woman who was living within her culture but who managed to be fairly modern anywayThe book endedretty much with a whimper There was no crisis or climax to be resolved She s like I think I m well enough to get a job and he s all how dare you. Hat give him the right to turn her life upside down There was no denying this wild attraction that had sprung up between them but although Andrea knew it was love on her side what about Steven Daintree He was a law unto himself domina. ,
You will obviously marry me instead I mean it
wasn t awful There were words of love exchanged but they did sort of come out of nowhere 25Damselt awful There were words of love exchanged but they did sort of come out of nowhere 25Damsel distress a clingy jealous woman and a guy in between Nice gentle read Originally ublished in 1972 Heroine has lost her memory although her identity is not lost Is found in the Australian rainforest by the hero She has to have brain surgery and survives The hero is dominant but not nasty Or Violent The Heroine Does Remember Her violent The heroine does remember her in the end and they live HEA One of the most vicious villainous characters in HPlandia is strangely enough not the athetic OW of this story but the hero s aunt who makes Cersei Lannister look like Pippi LongstockingsCertifiably insane obsessed raging homicidal full of nasty incestual feelings ranging from her father to her brother to her nephew she has already ruined three lives destroying the relationship between her brother and her sister in law and then the one between her sister in law and her nephewShe actively conspires with the OW against the h and then almost bashes in the h s face with a silver coffee ot when all her scheming doesn t come to fruitionHer comeuppance for this She has to move out of the hero s house but he will continue supporting her fully as he feels that she had loyalty and care for himin her own wayRUN HEROINE RUN. Ting and self assured taking what he wanted and why should he want Andrea when there was Gillian Courtney to be consideredAnd how could Andrea think about the future with or without Steven until she had regained her memory of the Cast On, Bets Off past.