Georgette Heyer's Regency World
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Georgette Heyer's Regency World

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"The definitive guide for all fans of Georgette Heyer, Jane Austen, and the glittering Regency period" "Detailed, informative, impressively researched. A Heyer lover writing for Heyer fans." "-Times Literary Supplement" Immerse yourself in the resplendent glow of Regency England and the world of Georgette Heyer... From the fascinating slang, the elegant fashions, the precise ways the "bon ton "ate, drank, danced, and flirted, to the shocking real life scandals of the day, "Georgette Heyer's Regency World "takes you behind the scenes of Heyer's captivating novels. As much fun to read as Heyer's own novels, beautifully illustrated, and meticulously researched, Jennifer Kloester's essential guide brings the world of the Regency to life for Heyer fans and Jane Austen fans alike. "An invaluable guide to the world of the bon ton. No lover of Georgette Heyer's novels should be without it." -- Katie Fforde "Splendidly entertaining" -"Publishers Weekly" "Meticulously researched yet splendidly entertaining, Kloester's comprehensive guide to the world of upper-class regency England is a must-have." -"Publishers Weekly "Starred Reviewshow more

Product details

  • Paperback | 381 pages
  • 132.08 x 203.2 x 30.48mm | 408.23g
  • Sourcebooks, Inc
  • Naperville, United States
  • English
  • black & white line drawings, maps, frontispiece
  • 1402241364
  • 9781402241369
  • 69,453

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"Whether you are a Heyer fan, a general reader, a writer, or simply interested in the history of the Regency period, you will find this book useful and a pleasure to read." - Library of Clean Readsshow more

About Jennifer Kloester

During the extensive study and research of Georgette Heyer's work for her PhD thesis, Jennifer Kloester had access to private papers and other information through the generosity of Georgette Heyer's estate, discovering a wealth of new material on the immensely private author. Kloester lives in Victoria, Australia.show more

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