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Georgette Heyer, History, and Historical Fiction
edited by Samantha J. Rayner and Kim Wilkins
University College London, 2021
Cloth: 978-1-78735-762-4 | Paper: 978-1-78735-761-7

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ABOUT THIS BOOK
A collection of essays on the career of historical novelist Georgette Heyer.

The historical works of Georgette Heyer inspire a fiercely loyal, international readership, including literary figures such as A. S. Byatt and Stephen Fry. This book brings together an eclectic range of scholars to explore the contexts of Heyer’s career. Drawing upon scholarship on Heyer and her contemporaries, the volume illustrates the ways in which her work sits in a chain of influence and why it remains pertinent to current conversations on books and publishing in the twenty-first century. From the gothic to data science, there is something for everyone in this volume, which celebrates Heyer’s esteemed status amongst historical novelists. 
 

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