Georgette Heyer

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The Black Moth – the missing dusjacket

Georgette Heyer’s first novel, The Black Moth, was published in September 1921. It was her only novel published by Constable, who bought the rights for £100.

Heyer Society – a new website

Heyer Society is a new website dedicated to Georgette Heyer. The amazing Rachel Hyland has created  www.heyersociety.com and it’s a great go-to site for all Heyer fans. It’s a blog and a community, with daily …

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A Special Tribute to Georgette Heyer from Lady Rougier

A Beloved Son Georgette Heyer only had one child, a son she named Richard. It was a favourite name which she had used in several of her early novels and short stories. He was born …

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Memories of Aunt Georgette – All things Georgette

I first met Georgette Heyer’s nephew, Major-General Jeremy Rougier in 2003. His father, Leslie Rougier, was Ronald’s  (Georgette’s husband’s) elder brother and a lieutenant-colonel in the Lancashire Fusiliers. Jeremy was only seven when, in May …

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All things Georgette – the suppressed novels

Whenever I give talks about Georgette Heyer someone always asks me about the suppressed novels. What are they? And why did she suppress them? In the late 1930s, Heyer suppressed six of her fifty-five novels. The …

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Laughter is the best medicine – All things Georgette

I find life hard sometimes – I mean, who doesn’t? Unexpected stuff happens, people let you down and often things don’t turn out as planned. Even the best life sucks at times because hurt and …

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The Talisman Ring – Rare Cover Art – All Things Georgette

Readers love Georgette Heyer for her humour. Her historical and detective novels are full of funny scenes, witty dialogue and memorable characters. Heyer’s wit and sparkling language make her a popular re-read and one of her finest comic novels is The Talisman Ring. It’s a period mystery with great characters, a page-turning plot and some very funny dialogue.

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Heyer Films: Mythconceptions – All Things Georgette

Why are some myths so persistent? An idea takes hold and even though it’s false it can live on in people’s minds for years. Somebody once said that Georgette Heyer never wanted her books made …

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Stephen Fry and Georgette Heyer

THE ENTERTAINER A few years ago I heard Stephen Fry speak on stage in Melbourne. It was a one-man show and he just stood on stage and talked. Sound boring? It was anything but. It …

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