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A must-have guide to the people, places and society in Georgette Heyer's Regency novels

A bestselling novelist since 1921, Georgette Heyer is known across the world for her historical romances set in Regency England. Millions of readers love the outrageous lifestyle, fashion and capricious escapades of the elegant bon ton, and no one has captured that world better than Georgette Heyer, with universally beloved novels such as Regency Buck, The Grand Sophy and Friday's Child.

Georgette Heyer's Regency World is the ultimate, definitive guide to Georgette Heyer's wonderful and enchanting realm: her heroines, her villains and dashing heroes, the shops, clubs and towns they frequented, the parties and seasons they celebrated, how they ate, drank, dressed, socialized, shopped and drove.

An utterly delightful and fun read, beautifully illustrated and compelling in its historical detail, this is a must-have for any Georgette Heyer fan.


An invaluable guide for all Heyer fans, old and new

Good Book Guide

Detailed, informative ... impressively researched. A Heyer lover writing for Heyer fans

Times Literary Supplement

This fascinating book is a must for Heyer devotees

Image Magazine

An invaluable guide to the world of the bon ton. No lover of Georgette Heyer's novels should be without it

Katie Fforde

A definitive guide to the people, places and society of her novels


Everything you need to know about Georgette Heyer's historical romance novels ... Accompanied by charming illustrations, this is all you ever wanted to discover about the society and politics of Regency Britain and how it influenced Heyer's work. A great book

Daily Express

Wonderful ... packed with information and fascinating facts about the realm [Georgette Heyer's] characters inhabit ... excellent

My Weekly

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Formats & editions

  • Paperback


    April 1, 2008


    400 pages

    RRP $24.99

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  • EBook


    May 31, 2011

    Cornerstone Digital

    400 pages

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