Praise for Georgette Heyer's Regency World: "Meticulously researched yet splendidly entertaining ... a must-have. "―LORRAINE HEATH "Georgette Heyer's Regency romances are my perennial favorites! Try The art is what makes the person a worthy subject for biography, but one can all too easily fall into the trap of using the person's life as a vehicle for explaining their art. I am an avid reader (and reviewer) of historical romance, as well as a published author of Georgian, Regency and Medieval stories. Though Kloester’s is not the first biography of Heyer—credit for that literary achievement goes to Jane Aiken Hodge, whose The Private World of Georgette Heyer (1984) was recently reprinted by Sourcebooks—Kloester, the author, too, of Georgette Heyer’s Regency World (2010), spent 10 years researching Heyer. I am so glad I finally purchased this book! My Fair Lily (The Farthingale Series Book 1), A Civil Contract (Regency Romances Book 21), Footsteps in the Dark (Country House Mysteries), The Talisman Ring (Regency Romances Book 3), The Masqueraders (Historical Romances Book 4), Lady of Quality (Regency Romances Book 28), The Georgette Heyer BBC Radio Drama Collection: Four Full-Cast Dramatisations, The Jewels of Halstead Manor (Ladies of Devon Book 1), MISS HAYES: A Regency Romance (Miss Wolfraston's Ladies), MARIANNE: A Regency Romance (Miss Wolfraston's Ladies), Sauce for the Gander: Historical Romance (The Marstone Series Book 1). In 1925 Heyer married George Ronald Rougier, a mining engineer. As engaging as a novel to read and containing a wealth of fascinating new material, I found the Heyer biography utterly engrossing." She was born in Wimbledon in August 1902. "―LORETTA CHASE "No one has ever matched Georgette Heyer for charm and wit. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on December 24, 2009. Well I managed to do that myself so the book was a waste of time for me. Online shopping for Heyer, Georgette from a great selection at Books Store. Her writing career began in 1921, when she turned a story for her younger brother into the novel The Black Moth. 99 £7.99 £7 ... Venetia: Georgette Heyer Classic Heroines. Try eBooks on Amazon UK and US The Kindle-ready eBooks are out on Amazon - both the UK and USA sites. Keep in touch by signing up for my author newsletter HERE. Reviewed in the United States on May 17, 2019. This is one of Georgette Heyer's very best Regency romances, if not the best in my opinion. I first read Georgette Heyer's novels over 30 years ago and I wish this book had been around then. Cotillion by Georgette Heyer, for me, can be best described as a great 'romp' through a Regency Romance. Cart Reviewed in the United Kingdom on February 8, 2014. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. I am an avid George Heyer fan! There is usually a lot of humour and sparkling dialogue in Heyer’s books, and this one is … In 1854 Micah and Claire Mason, newlyweds from Ohio, decide that the proposed railroad to the Pacific is a great opportunity to make their fortunes. She refused to grant interviews, rarely answered fan mail, and firmly believed that her personal life was nobody’s business but her own. Georgette Heyer wrote over fifty novels, including Regency romances, mysteries, and historical fiction. Your recently viewed items and featured recommendations, Select the department you want to search in. Account & Lists Account Returns & Orders. (You can access my books below, or on my Amazon Author Page or on my Author website.) Amazon Price New from Used from Georgette Heyer was such a clever writer, weaving her imaginary characters seamlessly into real events and places and having them interact with real people. Hello, Sign in. Yet she became one of the most popular novelists of the twentieth century, and her Regency romances are now considered classics in the genre. There are chapters on famous people of the era, newspapers and magazines, clothes, shops and books read as well as food eaten and social etiquette. Hello Select your address Best Sellers Today's Deals Electronics Customer Service Books New Releases Home Computers Gift Ideas Gift Cards Sell There's a problem loading this menu right now. The lies he tells to his wife and family mount, while his work hauling legitimate freight suffers. She was known as the Queen of Regency romance, and was legendary for her research, historical accuracy, and her extraordinary plots and characterizations. Cart "―Mary Jo Putney, New York Times bestselling author of No Longer a Gentleman, "A superb portrayal of one of my all-time favorite writers. See search results for this author. My book reviews are candid assessments of what I read and may not agree with all. Shop now. Hello Select your address Best Sellers Today's Deals Electronics Customer Service Books New Releases Home Computers Gift Ideas Gift Cards Sell I was hoping to read this book and gain some detailed insight into the Regency period - which was why I purchased I purchased the book. More buying choices £3.82 (21 used & new offers) Kindle Edition £4.99 £ 4. She effectively builds on Hodge’s biography by providing extensive details on Heyer’s entire literary output, including her contemporary novels, historical fiction, and mysteries, as well as covering her often-stormy relationships with her publishers and agents. One minor niggle some of the pictures and images don't display well on Kindle. Prime members enjoy FREE Delivery and exclusive access to music, movies, TV shows, original audio series, and Kindle books. It's not a simple problem. This is a brilliant book giving a great insight into everyday life in that period. It will be of use to anyone who has only read one or two of the books and finds the regency language bit impenetrable as there is a glossary of cant terms etc. Hello Select your address Best Sellers Today's Deals Electronics Help Books New Releases Home Gift Ideas Computers Sell with the purchase of any eligible product. I love the humour in the book, and the delightful way the story unfolds, becoming absorbed in the happenings. To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average. Everything you need to know about Regency England, Reviewed in the United States on October 2, 2015. Please try again. Usually dispatched within 1 to 2 months. With unprecedented, exclusive access to Heyer's notebooks, papers, and early letters, Jennifer Kloester uncovers both the complex life of a private woman anda masterful writer's craft that will forever resonate in literature and beyond. Biographers of writers (and other creative types) face a dilemma: to what extent should they engage with their subject's art? It makes interesting reading for anyone interested in social history as well as fans of Heyer's novels. Try Account & Lists Account Returns & Orders. This book claims to be a definitive guide to the Heyer novels but in fact it is simply a reordering of the facts from the books. Bring your club to Amazon Book Clubs, start a new book club and invite your friends to join, or find a club that’s right for you for free. at the back. This book is a primer for anyone who wants to know the details about the Regency Period in England.