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Georgette Heyer Biography: Kloester, Jennifer: BOOKS KINOKUNIYA
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Georgette Heyer Biography
Georgette Heyer Biography
Publisher : William Heinemann Ltd
Published Date : 2011/10
Binding : Hardcover
ISBN : 9780434020713

BookWeb Price : A$ 49.63
Kinokuniya Card Member Price : A$ 44.67

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Book Description
Review:
Times Literary Supplement February 3, 2012 No.5679
Table of Contents
 
        Illustrations                              ix
Author's Note                                      xiii
    Part I The Young Edwardian 1902-1919           1   (42)
    Part II `First Crack Out of the Bag'           43  (64)
    1920-1930
    Part III A New Life: The Sussex Years          107 (138)
    1930-1942
    Part IV Albany: The Golden Years 1942-1966     245 (112)
    Part V Lady of Quality 1966-1974               357 (32)
Afterword                                          389 (6)
References to Published Sources                    395 (6)
Georgette Heyer's Novels (UK First Editions)       401 (4)
Georgette Heyer's Novels (USA First Editions)      405 (4)
Georgette Heyer's (Known) Short Stories            409 (2)
Heyer-related Archives                             411 (2)
Permissions                                        413 (2)
Acknowledgements                                   415 (6)
Index                                              421
 

Georgette Heyer remains an enduring international bestseller, read and loved by four generations of readers and extolled by today's bestselling authors. Despite her enormous popularity she never gave an interview or appeared in public. Georgette Heyer wrote her first novel, "The Black Moth", when she was seventeen in order to amuse her convalescent brother. It was published in 1921 to instant success and ninety years later it has never been out of print. A phenomenon even in her own lifetime, to this day she is the undisputed queen of regency romance. During ten years of research into Georgette Heyer's life and writing, Jennifer Kloester has had unlimited access to Heyer's notebooks and private papers and the Heyer family records, and exclusive access to several untapped archives of Heyer's early letters. Engaging, authoritative and meticulously researched, "Georgette Heyer: Biography of a Bestseller" offers a comprehensive insight into the life and writing of a remarkable and ferociously private woman.