Georgette Heyer's Regency World

Georgette Heyer's Regency World

Book - 2010
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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

Publisher: Naperville : Sourcebooks, c2010.
ISBN: 9781402241369
Characteristics: xviii, 381 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
Additional Contributors: Tavendale, Graeme - Illustrator


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EvaELPL Jul 24, 2017

Ever wondered who would outrank who in the Regency era, a Viscount or an Earl? Need to know more about the particulars of women's dresses from the early 1800s? Look no further! This in-depth resource is both comprehensive and readable, and details nearly every aspect of daily life across the social spheres of the Regency era, with illuminating examples drawn from Georgette Heyer's canon.

Chapel_Hill_MarthaW Sep 11, 2016

Fans of Georgette Heyer in particular, or Regency romances in general, will enjoy this look into the actual facts of the world they read about in their favorite novels. This is meticulously researched and full of fascinating information, but it never feels over-stuffed or confusing -- merely like an extremely interesting glimpse into a very particular time and place. Well worth a read.


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