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

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A best-selling novelist since 1921, Georgette Heyer is known across the world for her historical romances set in Regency England. Millions of readers love the outrageous lifestyle, fashion and capricious escapades of the elegant bon ton, and no one has captured that world better than Georgette Heyer, with universally beloved novels such as "Regency Buck", "The Grand Sophy" and "Friday's Child". "Georgette Heyer's Regency World" is the ultimate, definitive guide to Georgette Heyer's wonderful and enchanting realm: her heroines, her villains and dashing heroes, the shops, clubs and towns they frequented, the parties and seasons they celebrated, how they ate, drank, dressed, socialized, shopped and drove. An utterly delightful and fun read, beautifully illustrated and compelling in its historical detail, this is a must-have for any Georgette Heyer fan.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 400 pages
  • 134 x 212 x 34mm | 421.84g
  • Cornerstone
  • ARROW BOOKS LTD
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 100
  • 0099478722
  • 9780099478720
  • 35,596

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"An invaluable guide for all Heyer fans, old and new" Good Book Guide "Detailed, informative ... impressively researched. A Heyer lover writing for Heyer fans" Times Literary Supplement "This fascinating book is a must for Heyer devotees" Image Magazine "An invaluable guide to the world of the bon ton. No lover of Georgette Heyer's novels should be without it" -- Katie Fforde "A definitive guide to the people, places and society of her novels" Booksellershow more

About Jennifer Kloester

During the extensive study and research of Georgette Heyer's work for her Ph. D thesis, Jennifer Kloester had access to Heyer's private papers and other information made available through the generosity of Georgette Heyer's son and, as a result has discovered a wealth of new material on a person who is known to be an immensely private writer.show more

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"This fascinating book is a must for Heyer devotees"show more

Back cover copy

A bestselling novelist since 1921, Georgette Heyer is known across the world for her historical romances set in Regency England. Millions of readers love the Regency period's outrageous lifestyle, fashion and the capricious escapades of the elegant bon ton, and no one has captured it better than Georgette Heyer, with universally beloved novels such as Regency Buck, The Grand Sophy and Friday's Child. Georgette Heyer's Regency World is the ultimate, definitive guide to Georgette Heyer's wonderful and enchanting realm: her heroines, her villains and dashing heroes, the shops, clubs and towns they frequented, the parties and seasons they celebrated, how they ate, drank, dressed, socialized, shopped and drove. An utterly delightful and fun read, beautifully illustrated and compelling in its historical detail, this is a must-have for any Georgette Heyer fan. 'Detailed, informative, impressively researched. A Heyer lover writing for Heyer fans' Times Literary Supplement 'An invaluable guide for all Heyer fans, old and new' Good Book Guide 'This fascinating book is a must for Heyer devotees' Image Magazine 'An invaluable guide to the world of the bon ton. No lover of Georgette Heyer's novels should be without it' Katie Ffordeshow more

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2,760 ratings
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