Heyer, Georgette, 1902-1974

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1902-08-16
Death 1974-07-04
Britons
English

Biographical notes:

Georgette Heyer was a popular English author credited with originating the historical romance novel. Her meticulously researched period romances, generally set in the Regency, feature simple plots, well-drawn characters, witty dialogue, and a wealth of historical detail. She also wrote mysteries.

From the description of Georgette Heyer letter to Rachel Ferguson, 1938 Jan. 23. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 53917420

Author.

From the description of Letters, 1950-1952. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 24560959

Epithet: afterwards Rougier, novelist

British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000410.0x000347

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Subjects:

  • Historical fiction, English
  • Birthday parties
  • Romance fiction
  • Women authors, English--20th century--Correspondence

Occupations:

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Places:

  • Virginia (as recorded)
  • Peak Cavern (Derbyshire, Eng.) (as recorded)