Georgette Heyer's Regency World by Jennifer Kloester

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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 Review

 

About Jennifer Kloester

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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.
 
Published July 9, 2010 by Sourcebooks. 400 pages
Genres: History, Education & Reference, Travel, Literature & Fiction, Biographies & Memoirs. Non-fiction

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Unable to see her work as being on par with "serious" writers, she would assert that her books sold because they were historical romances "that [didn't] date.” But as Kloester observes, the literary legacy Heyer could not fully own still "endures.” Meticulously researched, but with limited audi...

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What motivated her to build a Regency world so intricately researched that readers want to escape there again and again? Heyer's Regency romances, historical novels, and mysteries have surprised and delighted millions of readers for decades, while the woman behind the stories has stayed h...

Jan 13 2013 | Read Full Review of Georgette Heyer's Regency World

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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, d...

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