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by Jennifer Kloester
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By Singing Light
By Singing Light rated it 8 years ago
I recently read two biographies of two women who, on the face of it, would seem to have very little to do with each other. Vera Atkins (A Life in Secrets by Sarah Helm) was an intelligence officer in the SOE’s F(rench) section. Georgette Heyer (Georgette Heyer by Jennifer Kloester) was a beloved, be...
wealhtheow
wealhtheow rated it 8 years ago
Georgette Heyer was the first child of middle-class parents, was very well educated by them (she never attended college), and began making up stories to amuse her younger brothers. In 1921, when she was just 17, the first of her novels ([b:The Black Moth|311322|The Black Moth|Georgette Heyer|http:/...
Readin' and Dreamin'
Readin' and Dreamin' rated it 8 years ago
A decent biography about an insufferable person.I'm not big on Georgette Heyer's books anymore, but I'm always interested in learning about the real lives of authors. Well, Ms. Heyer and I would not have been friends, let's just say that.The book in itself had problems keeping my attention. Dry biog...
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