The Private World of Georgette Heyer
Publish date: April 6th 2006
Pages no: 240
Edition language: English
It's an interesting look at the life of the woman who founded the Regency Romance genre. All others in the genre owe a lot to this woman who did some serious research to ensure she had her details correct in the stories. I would have loved to see her library before it was dispersed. This looks behi...
I first became aware of Georgette Heyer 7 years ago while browsing in a downtown BORDERS bookstore one leisurely Sunday afternoon. I eyed her novel, [b:Beauvallet|822958|Beauvallet|Georgette Heyer|http://d.gr-assets.com/books/1178692196s/822958.jpg|302154], a Mass Market Paperback, read what was ...
Biographies aren't really my thing, and biographies of authors I love? What if I find out something about them that colours how I feel when I read their books? That could be bad. So I picked at this book off and on over a few weeks, but I needn't have worried. Other than a feeling of baffled irritat...
An in-depth look at the life of Georgette Heyer, writer of a prodigious number of historical romances. Heyer was a well-read, stylish, very private woman who enjoyed a small but close circle of friends and family and researched her books meticulously.
Having now read a novel by Hodge I'm wondering if I really want this after all...
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