The Private World of Georgette Heyer

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Arrow, 2006 - Historical fiction, English - 223 pages
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The classic biography of Georgette Heyer is, finally, back in print and will delight Heyer fans everywhere.
Lavishly illustrated, and with extracts from her correspondence and references to her work, The Private World reveals a formidable and energetic woman with an impeccable sense of style and above all, a love for all things Regency.

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User Review  - wealhtheowwylfing - LibraryThing

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. Read full review

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User Review  - SueinCyprus - LibraryThing

Interesting insights into the life of novelist Georgette Heyer, who wrote some of my favourite historical fiction, mostly based in Regency times. She was a private person who evidently had a great ... Read full review

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About the author (2006)

Jane Aiken Hodge has written twenty-one historical novels, eight contemporary detective stories, a life of Jane Austen and a study of the lives of Regency women. Born in America, she grew up in England but also worked fo rthe British Government in Washington D.C. and Time Magazine in New York. Married twice, she has two daughters and two granddaughters and now lives in Lewes, Sussex.

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