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The undisputed queen of Regency romance

Advantages: Interesting and informative
Disadvantages: More likely to be of interest to Heyer fans

It's almost forty years since Georgette Heyer died and yet with the exception of the five titles she herself had suppressed, all of her novels are still in print and still selling in large quantities and year on year she's still attracting new readers. By ...

ladybracknell 27.01.2012 · Read full review
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Review of Georgette Heyer: Biography of a Bestseller - Jennifer Kloester

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The woman who might have put arsenic in Churchill's tea

Advantages: Fascinating biography of a lively, passionate if sometimes tiresome character
Disadvantages: None, if you're interested in the subject

Nancy Astor Nancy, Lady Astor, who was the first woman to take her seat as an elected Member of Parliament at Westminster, is one of those characters about whom it is surely impossible for anyone to write a dull biography. A determined character w ...

JOHNV 22.03.2013 · Read full review
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Review of Nancy: The Story of Lady Astor - Adrian Fort

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