Georgette Heyer's Regency World (Paperback)

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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

About the Author


During the extensive study and research of Georgette Heyer’s work for her PhD thesis, Jennifer Kloester had access to private papers and other information through the generosity of Georgette Heyer’s estate, discovering a wealth of new material on the immensely private author. Kloester lives in Victoria, Australia.

Praise For…


"An impressive compilation of facts, figures, and drawings that leaves no stone unturned and discusses every aspect of Regency life. " — Romance Reader at Heart

"Kloester’s lively book will delight died-in-the-wool Regency readers and give those new to the genre a better understanding of the enduring appeal of Austen’s world and Heyer’s classic books." — Booklist

"An impressive compilation... A wonderful addition to any Regency lover's reference library" — Romance Reader at Heart

"A well-written, in-depth look into how people lived, worked, behaved, dressed and spoke during the Regency period and was thrilled at how much I learned" — Rundpinne

"A tremendous resource for authors trying to write in this time period." — Austenesque Reviews

"Immerse yourself in the resplendent glow of Regency England and the world of Georgette Heyer...." — Anna’s Book Blog

"What elevates this book beyond a collection of historical facts is its organization and that the author places many of Heyer’s novels and characters in context to the categories and descriptions within the text." — Austenprose.com

"Filled with tasty little nuggets of information." — Jane Austen’s Wolrd

"Whether you are a Heyer fan, a general reader, a writer, or simply interested in the history of the Regency period, you will find this book useful and a pleasure to read." — Library of Clean Reads

"This is a handy dandy book to come to again and again for a quick Regency refresher course. " — Readin and Dreamin

"A great read and would make an excellent reference for anyone wishing to know more about the Regency, or who may plan on writing a Regency novel themselves." — Jenny Loves to Read

"I feel that I’m walking away knowing a LOT more about the Regency period than I did before... it’s also renewed my love for Georgette Heyer!" — Passages to the Past

"Very well researched and meticulously put together." — Celtic Lady’s Reviews

"An excellent wealth of regency knowledge for an aspiring author. " — Historically Obsessed

"An explication, exploration, loving tribute to, and erudite partial concordance of those sacred texts and the historical soil from which they sprung... a sweeping and entrancing social history. " — Barnes and Noble Review

"The research was top-notch, not only into the Regency world itself, but for the breadth and depth she went into studying Heyer's work. " — History Undressed

"This is truly everything you ever wanted to know about Heyer's Regency world and beyond!" — Life in the Thumb

"Highly, highly recommended for readers of Georgette Heyer's books, particularly those who know little about the Regency time period." — Bookfoolery and Babble

"The guide is a boon to readers who until now have depended on context to clarify the unknown. On its own, it's interesting. Paired with a period novel, it’s a must-have handbook." — The Dallas Morning News
Product Details
ISBN: 9781402241369
ISBN-10: 1402241364
Publisher: Sourcebooks
Publication Date: August 1st, 2010
Pages: 400
Language: English