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Georgette Heyer’s Regency World
Jennifer Kloester
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 period for its fashion, famous people and events, and its elegant and often outrageous mayfly upper-class. It was Georgette Heyer who created the Regency genre of historical fiction in the 1930s and 40s with books such as “Regency Buck and Friday’s Child”. Since then, in many minds, Georgette Heyer and the Regency have become synonymous. The ultimate, definitive guide to Georgette Heyer’s world: 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. This is an utterly delightful and fun read, beautifully illustrated and a must-read for any Heyer fan.
The Private World of Georgette Heyer
Jennifer Aitken Hodge
2006 (3rd Edition, previously 1984/1985)Synopsis
As an internationally bestselling phenomenon and queen of the Regency Romance, Georgette Heyer is one of the most beloved historical novelists of our time. She’s written more than fifty novels – romances, detective stories and contemporary works of fiction – yet, her private life was practically inaccessible to any but her closest friends and relatives. With this classic biography, we catch a glimpse into Georgette Heyer’s world and that of her most memorable characters. With access to private papers and archives, Jane Aiken Hodge reveals a formidable, energetic woman, with an impeccable sense of style and, beyond everything, a love for all things Regency. Lavishly illustrated from Georgette Heyer’s own research files, her family archives and other Regency sources, complete with extracts from her correspondence and references to her work, this is a delight and a must-read for every Georgette Heyer fan.
Georgette Heyer: A Critical Retrospective
Mary Fahnestock-Thomas
This 500-page collection includes over 50 years of articles, essays, and book reviews–including 3 Georgette Heyer short stories never before published in the U.S. (available from the USA via ABE)

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