In another case, the author referenced a historical incident that Heyer had invented in an earlier novel. A series would be excellent because the story has so many sub-plots and it really does NOT lend itself to an abridged story. Austen's works, however, were contemporary novels, describing the times in which she lived. The story has a clearly franchisable set of characters and situations, on the order of “Sherlock Holmes” with Jude Law and Robert Downey Jr — though of course those movies are dark and violent, and ours is a big fat romp, like “Zorro”. Title. [68], After having lunch with a representative from Hodder & Stoughton, who published her detective stories, Heyer felt that her host had patronized her. [3] The novels were always set in London, a small village, or at a houseparty. [25] In 1935, she released Regency Buck, her first novel set in the Regency period. She then asked that the rights to her newest book, Black Sheep, be issued to her personally. The Blitz bombing of 1940–41 disrupted train travel in Britain, prompting Heyer and her family to move to London in 1942 so that Rougier would be closer to his work. [54] According to her son, Heyer "regarded the writing of mystery stories rather as we would regard tackling a crossword puzzle – an intellectual diversion before the harder tasks of life have to be faced". Georgette Heyer hat einen Stil, der an Jane Austen erinnert, aber ihre Heldinnen sind frecher. Heyer joined him there the following year. The following year Rougier left his job, making Heyer the primary breadwinner. Nevertheless, the book sold 190,000 copies. Booker-McConnell paid her approximately £85,000 for the rights to the 17 Heyer titles owned by the company. “The setting is Regency England, and the Grand Sophy is a well-born young English woman who happens to be a British spy; her father is also a British spy; they are wealthy and fashionable and dashing; and their task is to help defeat Napoleon, the second time around. Georgette Heyer was a British historical romance and detective fiction novelist. [78] Unlike her other novels, Black Sheep did not focus on members of the aristocracy. eBay Kleinanzeigen - Kostenlos. Although Heyer did not have access to all of her reference material, the book contained only one anachronism: she placed the opening of White's a year too early. Before that, she was the runner-up on the talent contest, ). IF you can remain faithfully to the book’s plot then go ahead! Georgette Heyer Adventure becomes nightmare Locals claim it is haunted and refuse to put a single toe past the front door, but to siblings Peter, Celia, and Margaret, the Priory is nothing more than a rundown estate inherited from their late uncle—and the perfect setting for a much-needed holiday. [5], Heyer was the eldest of three children; her brothers George Boris (known as Boris) and Frank were four and nine years younger than she. [35] Others, including A.S. Byatt, believe that Heyer's "awareness of this atmosphere – both of the minute details of the social pursuits of her leisured classes and of the emotional structure behind the fiction it produced – is her greatest asset". Heyer was born in Wimbledon, London in 1902. What mattered was the fact that her stories sold in ever-increasing numbers". The Heyer estate has been consulted throughout the process and is happy with the script. [4] Her mother, Sylvia Watkins, studied both cello and piano and was one of the top three students in her class at the Royal College of Music. [92] At the time of her death 48 of her books were still in print, including her first novel, The Black Moth. Make Offer - The Nonesuch Georgette Heyer. All rights reserved. [78], As Heyer aged she began to suffer more frequent health problems. [84] Heyer's lawyers recommended an injunction, but she ultimately decided not to sue. [72] Heyer also reviewed books for Heinemann, earning 2 guineas for each review,[73] and she allowed her novels to be serialized in Women's Journal prior to their publication as hardcover books. Obwohl lange Zeit nicht klar ist, ob es tatsächlich spukt oder den Geschwistern ein perfider Scherz gespielt wird, niemals wirkt das Geschehen unglaubwürdig oder abwegig. The company had an option on her next book; to make them break her contract,[69] she wrote Penhallow, which the 1944 Book Review Digest described as "a murder story but not a mystery story". [39] Her notes were sorted into categories, such as Beauty, Colours, Dress, Hats, Household, Prices, and Shops; and even included details such as the cost of candles in a particular year. [88] Her estate was valued at £68 989. Her husband often provided basic outlines for the plots of her thrillers, leaving Heyer to develop character relationships and dialogue so as to bring the story to life. She researched the life of William the Conqueror thoroughly, even travelling the route that William took when crossing into England. If you are going to make this book as an “Historical Romance” please don’t bother. Heyer, Georgette, 1902-1974. $8.23 Used. I ask for payment through PayPal, within THREE days or contact from the buyer. Richard assisted the woman, Susanna Flint, in leaving her husband, and the couple married after her divorce was finalized. "[40] One of her publishers, Max Reinhardt, once attempted to offer editorial suggestions about the language in one of her books but was promptly informed by a member of his staff that no one in England knew more about Regency language than Heyer. In 1925 Heyer married George Ronald Rougier, a mining engineer. This power couple have noticeably wrote/produced The Girl with a Pearl Earring, so they have a good history of adapting novels. This was not a direction we wanted the film to go in. It might overdo it. Her impatient readers continually clamored for new books; to satisfy them and her tax liabilities, Heyer interrupted herself to write Regency romances. [23], In 1928, Heyer followed her husband to Macedonia, where she almost died after a dentist improperly administered an anaesthetic. In Cousin Kate, one of Georgette Heyer's later books (written in 1968, 46 years after her first book, The Black Moth, was published), Georgette tried a Gothic spin on one of her historical romances, with distinctly mixed results. Your email address will not be published. One month later, Heyer's father died of a heart attack. This bestselling novel essentially established the genre of Regency romance. “The Grand Sophy is by Olivia Hetreed; it’s an adaptation from a bodice-ripper type novel published in the U.K.  Hetreed wrote “Girl With A Pearl Earring”; her husband Andy Paterson produced that film, and “Railway Man”; and he is also producing The Grand Sophy with Cottie Chubb, who initiated the project.”. The Reluctant Widow movie The entire movie … [95], Heyer has been criticised for anti-semitism, in particular a scene in The Grand Sophy (published in 1950). Sneaking through mostly unnoticed in the controversial Sony hack, there were actually emails concerning, I wouldn’t quite classify Heyer as a ‘bodice-ripper’ kind of writer, so this shocked me upon first reading. After fans accused Heyer of "publishing shoddy stuff under a pseudonym", Heyer wrote to the other publisher to complain. She was named after her father, George Heyer. [71] As he was new to his career, Rougier did not earn much money, and paper rationing during the war caused lower sales of Heyer's books. The film is being produced by Olivia Hetreed and award-winning producer Andy Paterson, in their production company Sympathetic Ink. Georgette read widely and often met with her friends Joanna Cannan and Carola Oman to discuss books. [23][75] She once wrote to a friend, "I'm getting so tired of writing books for the benefit of the Treasury and I can't tell you how utterly I resent the squandering of my money on such fatuous things as Education and Making Life Easy and Luxurious for So-Called Workers. Country House Mysteries Ser. [20] Because the lack of publicity had not harmed the novel's sales, Heyer refused for the rest of her life to promote her books, even though her publishers often asked her to give interviews. [16] Two months after her father's death, on 18 August, Heyer and Rougier married in a simple ceremony. It’s genuinely funny. I’ve read many of Georgette Heyer’s books, & in my humble opinion, Sophy is the funniest I’ve read, & one of my faves. $23.88 Used. 0 Gebote. please note that the cover doesn't have a frame around the picture. The internet is a great place for gossip and speculation – the Ton would have loved it! [22] While in Tanganyika, Heyer wrote The Masqueraders; set in 1745, the book follows the romantic adventures of siblings who pretend to be of the opposite sex in order to protect their family, all former Jacobites. Her success was sometimes clouded by problems with tax inspectors and alleged plagiarists. Georgette loathed The Reluctant Widow 1949 movie. The following year, she suffered a mosquito bite that turned septic, prompting the doctors to offer skin grafts. England, 1938: Nat Herriard ist ein menschenscheuer Sonderling und seine Familie besteht für ihn vor allem aus Erbschleichern, Verrückten und Parasiten. [84] When the author took exception the accusations, Heyer made a thorough list of the borrowings and historical mistakes in the books. The story revolves around Elinor Rochdale, a young woman who boards the wrong coach and finds herself in the middle of a strange family drama. [42] She claimed that every word attributed to Wellington in An Infamous Army was actually spoken or written by him in real life. The Grand Sophy by Georgette Heyer Paperback Book. Georgette Heyer versteht es exzellent Spannung aufzubauen und vor allem auf hohem Niveau zu halten. The novel's appearance coincided with the birth of her only child, Richard George Rougier, whom she called her "most notable (indeed peerless) work". Heyer was shocked at the impropriety but soon came to love her daughter-in-law, later describing her as "the daughter we never had and thought we didn't want". "[53], For the next several years Heyer published one romance novel and one thriller each year. [22], Heyer's earliest works were romance novels, most set before 1800. "[2], Rougier returned home in the summer of 1926, but within months he was sent to the East African territory of Tanganyika. If you don’t know who Jessie Buckley is, she’s in the most recent adaptation of War and Peace with Lily James. Mark I, with overtones of Mr Rochester, was (in her words) "rude, overbearing, and often a bounder". [60], In 1935, Heyer's thrillers began following a pair of detectives named Superintendent Hannasyde and Sergeant (later Inspector) Hemingway. Kostenlose Lieferung für viele Artikel! [4] For part of her childhood, the family lived in Paris but they returned to England shortly after World War I broke out in 1914. (Redirected from Stella Martin) Georgette Heyer (/ ˈheɪ.ər /; According to Pamela Regis in her work A Natural History of the Romance Novel, because Heyer's stories took place amidst events that had occurred over 100 years earlier, she had to include more detail on the period in order for her readers to understand it. [31] While Austen could ignore the "minutiae of dress and decor",[32] Heyer included those details "to invest the novels ... with 'the tone of the time'". Neues Angebot Mord vor dem Dinner von Georgette Heyer (rororo) EUR 1,00. [46] Similarly, her heroines (reflecting Austen's division between lively and gentle)[47] fell into two broad groups: the tall and dashing, mannish type,[48] and the quiet bullied type. [21] She once wrote to a friend that "as for being photographed at Work or in my Old World Garden, that is the type of publicity which I find nauseating and quite unnecessary. The Franklin Mint created a set of three porcelain figurines that was officially authorized by Georgette Heyer's Estate. I can reassure you that I am a lifelong fan of Georgette Heyer and working on the adaptation of this novel has only increased my admiration for her wit and accuracy, both historic and human. But there’s also something to be said for keeping her at age 20 as she is in the script, if we think of the film is something we could franchise — because we’re more like to get, say, Lily James (Branaugh’s current lead in “Cinderella”) to sign on for sequels of “Sophy”, than to get Keira Knightly or Anne Hathaway to do that.”. Dez, 17:32 MEZ 9T 15Std. [43] Her knowledge of the period was so extensive that Heyer rarely mentioned dates explicitly in her books; instead, she situated the story by casually referring to major and minor events of the time. ), “In the script, the father spy has sort of parked Sophy with her godmother’s family while he does a special mission. Georgette Heyer: the masqueraders audio cd by georgette heyer - unabridged, ruth sillers. Unlike her first novel, These Old Shades focused more on personal relationships than on adventure. Before that, she was the runner-up on the talent contest I’d Do Anything, where singers competed to be Nancy in a West-End production of Oliver (noticeably beating the now Les-Mis star Samantha Barks). In addition to the standard historical works about the medieval and eighteenth-century periods, her library included histories of snuff boxes, sign posts, and costumes. She would continue to receive royalties from her previous titles, and foreign royalties – except for those from the United States – would go to her mother. The play focused on the comedy rather than the mystery,[62] and it closed after three nights. Sophie rides horses like an Olympian, drives a carriage like she’s Mario Andretti, and has clothes that turn into all sorts of weapons and devices — which I want to put a lot more of into the movie. [17], In October 1925, Rougier was sent to work in the Caucasus Mountains, partly because he had learned Russian as a child. © 2016 Jane to Georgette. Forced to put aside the works she called her "magnum opus" (a trilogy covering the House of Lancaster) to write more commercially successful works, Heyer eventually created a limited liability company to administer the rights to her novels. The couple spent several years living in Tanganyika Territory and Macedonia before returning to England in 1929. [18][19] Heyer remained at home and continued to write. [26] In a letter describing her novel Friday's Child, Heyer commented, "'I think myself I ought to be shot for writing such nonsense. [37] At the time of her death she owned over 1,000 historical reference books, including Debrett's and an 1808 dictionary of the House of Lords. EUR 1,90 Versand . Is my memory failing me, or is this a new addition to Heyer’s much loved novel? [69], During World War II, her brothers served in the armed forces, alleviating one of her monetary worries. [55], Her detective stories, which, according to critic Earl F. Bargainnier, "specialize[d] in upper-class family murders", were known primarily for their comedy, melodrama, and romance. [27] The books were set almost entirely in the world of the wealthy upper class[28] and only occasionally mention poverty, religion, or politics. A contact at the publishing house, her close friend A.S. Frere, later offered to return the rights to her for the same amount of money she was paid. Natürlich geht es immer nur darum, wer welchen Ehemann bekommt, aber die Dialoge sind einfach köstlich. Neues Angebot GEORGETTE HEYER: LORD JOHN und KÖNIGLICHE ABENTEUER Taschenbücher - 1980 - EUR 2,00. Georgette Heyer Readalong - The Quiet Gentleman I'm very late to the party on this but a week or so ago I discovered #georgetteheyerreadalong on twitter. Her father was George Heyer and her mother, Sylvia Watkins. $5.90 +$2.80 … Her meticulous nature was also evident in her historical novels; Heyer even recreated William the Conqueror's crossing into England for her novel The Conqueror. The production company is Sophy Ltd. Ausgewählte Artikel zu 'georgette heyer' jetzt im großen Sortiment von Weltbild.de entdecken. In my books, she’s a pretty good choice for the first real Georgette Heyer movie (not including the old crappy Reluctant Widow film). (I’d rather see her “under-cover” with this family, but that’s a story discussion for later.) I wouldn’t quite classify Heyer as a ‘bodice-ripper’ kind of writer, so this shocked me upon first reading. Bored out of her skull, Sophy begins meddling in the lives of the family in the house, the main person of interest being a marriageable fellow, Charles, who is engaged to the wrong girl. Ich liebe besonders die Beschreibungen der Kleidung der Herren, den „Wasserfall-Kragen“ oder andere. [12] The book appeared in the midst of the 1926 United Kingdom general strike; as a result, the novel received no newspaper coverage, reviews, or advertising. Georgette Heyer; The Murderous End of an Era: Georgette Heyer’s Envious Casca Mari Ness. [10] Heyer and Oman later shared their works-in-progress with each other and offered criticism. Finden Sie Top-Angebote für Georgette Heyer Lord Ajax Taschenbuch 1994 bei eBay. [13] The following year, one of her contemporary short stories, "A Proposal to Cicely", was published in Happy Magazine. For the rest of her life, she refused to grant interviews, telling a friend: "My private life concerns no one but myself and my family."[2]. [97], Despite her popularity and success, Heyer was largely ignored by critics other than Dorothy L Sayers who reviewed An Unfinished Clue and Death in the Stocks for The Sunday Times. After her novel These Old Shades became popular despite its release during the General Strike, Heyer determined that publicity was not necessary for good sales. I hope this answers your questions. Format: … [79], Heyer's new accountants urged her to abandon Heron Enterprises; after two years, she finally agreed to sell the company to Booker-McConnell, which already owned the rights to the estates of novelists Ian Fleming and Agatha Christie. The Nonesuch Georgette Heyer. Before you get too upset about potential diversions from the original Regency novel, calm yourself and scroll down. mentioned in their latest news on the upcoming Georgette Heyer movie that they contacted Jennifer Kloester (the Heyer biographer and a great source of knowledge), who said: If you don’t know who Jessie Buckley is, she’s in the most recent adaptation of, with Lily James. Finally all our prayers are being answered: a Georgette Heyer movie. The 1974 edition of the encyclopædia, published shortly after her death, included entries on popular writers Agatha Christie and Dorothy L. Sayers, but did not mention Heyer. Please see my other items – Thank you. [77] She estimated that she would need five years to complete the works. The figurines were of three of Heyer's most popular heroines and you can see my primitive versions of moving pictures of them to the right; Arabella, Léonie and Sophy. [37], According to critic Nancy Wingate, Heyer's detective novels, the last written in 1953,[63] often featured unoriginal methods, motives, and characters, with seven of them using inheritance as the motive. [CDATA[ Georgette Heyer (1902–1974) was an English author particularly known for her historical romance novels set in the Regency and Georgian eras.A best-selling author, Heyer's writing career saw her produce works from a variety of genres; in total she published 32 novels in the romance genre, 6 historical novels, 4 contemporary novels, and 12 in the detective fiction genre. Endet am 3. Free shipping. Romance & Love. Fantasy casting begins now… […]. [86] Richard and his wife raised her two sons from her first marriage and provided Heyer with her only biological grandchild in 1966, when their son Nicholas Rougier was born. The romances were far more popular: they usually sold 115,000 copies, while her thrillers sold 16,000 copies. Georgette Heyer’s most popular book is The Grand Sophy. Regency buck / Georgette Heyer. Georgette Heyer's Regency romances are my idea of literary chicken soup - they're what I turn to if I have a cold or a fit of the dismals or, as now, hit a brick wall with some of the stuff I've been reading. Format: Taschenbuch Produktart: Roman Thema: Abenteuer. with best wishes, Olivia Hetreed” Casting rumours. [64] Critic Erik Routley labelled many of her characters clichés, including the uneducated policeman, an exotic Spanish dancer, and a country vicar with a neurotic wife. She suffered another stroke in February 1974. The movie makers had better take extraordinary care with it! EUR 2,20 Versand. Georgette Heyer has 131 books on Goodreads with 668390 ratings. And she’s a big flirt — she has no desire to be married. The Grand Sophy By Georgette Heyer, Vintage Romance Novel 1950 ACE STAR . [66] Her middle-class men were often crude and stupid, while the women were either incredibly practical or exhibited poor judgement, usually using poor grammar that could become vicious. GH herself would ask that the integrity of her story remain intact. Her Regencies were inspired by Jane Austen. [81] Her lawyers suggested that she leak the copying to the press. [77], The limited liability company continued to vex Heyer, and in 1966, after tax inspectors found that she owed the company £20,000, she finally fired her accountants. She found it difficult at times to rely on someone else's plots; on at least one occasion, before writing the last chapter of a book, she asked Rougier to explain once again how the murder was really committed. Just know that the film is now being made with BBC Films, so I’m assuming their integrity will keep the movie as faithful as we’d like. [11], When she was 17, Heyer began a serial story to amuse her brother Boris, who suffered from a form of haemophilia and was often weak. “Thank you for your email regarding The Grand Sophy. ISBN-13: 978-1-4022-1939-9 ISBN-10: 1-4022-1939-3 I. Ihren Ursprung besitzt die Reihenfolge bereits im Jahre 1926. Her fans learned her married name for the first time from her obituaries. Tue Jan 29, 2013 2:00pm 14 comments Favorite This “I … Read online. 2 388; 0; Published: 2012 ; Lady of Quality Georgette Heyer . : A Civil Contract by Georgette Heyer (2011, Trade Paperback) 5 out of … The producers are talking about trying to attract A-listers for subsidiary roles, but no names have been mentioned.”. Her writing career began in 1921, when she turned a story for her younger brother into the novel The Black Moth. This is what I’d like to say to Olivia and the BBC for finally giving us a Georgette Heyer movie: Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window), Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window), not including the old crappy Reluctant Widow film, Book Review: Should You Read ‘Unmarriageable’? It will attract the female audience I care about, but I believe it could cross over and become a “date movie”  – it has lots of romance amid the action, but it’s not in the least sappy. He left no pension, and Heyer assumed financial responsibility for her brothers, aged 19 and 14. The two were never as popular as other contemporary fictional detectives such as Agatha Christie's Hercule Poirot and Dorothy L. Sayers's Lord Peter Wimsey. Bereits mit siebzehn Jahren schrieb sie – zur Unterhaltung ihres kranken Bruders – ihren ersten Roman, The Black Moth, der 1921 veröffentlicht wurde.Im Alter von dreiundzwanzig Jahren heiratete sie den Bergbauingenieur Ronald Rougier, benutzte ihren … Heyer completed a detailed analysis of the alleged plagiarisms for her solicitors, and while the case never came to court and no apology was received, the copying ceased. A Civil Contract (English Edition) eBook: Heyer, Georgette: Amazon.de: Kindle-Shop Wählen Sie Ihre Cookie-Einstellungen Wir verwenden Cookies und ähnliche Tools, um Ihr Einkaufserlebnis zu verbessern, um unsere Dienste anzubieten, um zu verstehen, wie die Kunden unsere Dienste nutzen, damit wir Verbesserungen vornehmen können, und um Werbung anzuzeigen. Lokal. The manuscript of volume one of the series, My Lord John, was published posthumously. My private life concerns no one but myself and my family. [4][5], George Heyer strongly encouraged his children to read and never forbade any book. The Heyer estate has been consulted throughout the process and is happy with the script. In June 1964, she underwent surgery to remove a kidney stone. (function(i,s,o,g,r,a,m){i['GoogleAnalyticsObject']=r;i[r]=i[r]||function(){ (i[r].q=i[r].q||[]).push(arguments)},i[r].l=1*new Date();a=s.createElement(o), m=s.getElementsByTagName(o)[0];a.async=1;a.src=g;m.parentNode.insertBefore(a,m) })(window,document,'script','//www.google-analytics.com/analytics.js','ga'); ga('create', 'UA-75484678-1', 'auto'); ga('send', 'pageview'); [90] A first printing of one of her novels in the Commonwealth often consisted of 65,000–75,000 copies,[91] and her novels collectively sold over 100,000 copies in hardback each year. (Yes, Probably), Word Counts for Your Favourite Regency Romance Novels, Everything You Need to Know About Georgette Heyer’s Film Rights, Georgette Heyer Movie: The Grand Sophy Film That’s in the Make, Listen to Richard Armitage Reading Heyer Novels and Your Loins Will Catch Fire, SEPTEMBER GIVEAWAY: 6 Austen Novels for One Lucky FB Fan. She was born in Wimbledon, London in 1902. Nov, 20:43 MEZ 6T 18Std. [59] Her early mystery novels often featured athletic heroes; once Heyer's husband began pursuing his lifelong dream of becoming a barrister, the novels began to feature solicitors and barristers in lead roles. [83] The novels borrowed plot points, characters, surnames, and plentiful Regency slang. She was accused several times of providing an overly large salary for herself, and in 1966 she sold the company and the rights to seventeen of her novels to Booker-McConnell. Georgette Heyer (/ˈheɪ.ər/; 16 August 1902 – 4 July 1974) was an English novelist and short story writer, in both the historical romance and detective fiction genres. His agent found a publisher for her book, and The Black Moth, about the adventures of a young man who took responsibility for his brother's card-cheating, was issued in 1921. [89], Besides her success in the United Kingdom, Heyer's novels were very popular in the United States and Germany and achieved respectable sales in Czechoslovakia. Her father enjoyed listening to her story and asked her to prepare it for publication. After the war, ended he was appointed a Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE). Lesley McDowell can't wait. [22] She insisted they return to England before starting a family. [14], While holidaying with her family in December 1920, Heyer met George Ronald Rougier, who was two years her senior. On 4 July 1974, Heyer died. I hope this answers your questions. To meet their expenses Heyer sold the Commonwealth rights for These Old Shades, Devil's Cub, and Regency Buck to her publisher, Heinemann, for £750. [57] In most of these novels, all set in the time they were written,[58] the focus relied primarily on the hero, with a lesser role for the heroine. [44], Heyer specialised in two types of romantic male leads, which she called Mark I and Mark II. 4.6 von . HEYER FILMS? Lot Of 3 Georgette Heyer Romance Books, Footsteps in the Dark,Why Shoot A Butler. Sneaking through mostly unnoticed in the controversial Sony hack, there were actually emails concerning The Grand Sophy script. "[26], Heyer essentially invented the historical romance[94] and created the subgenre of the Regency romance. [51] The following year, Heyer's writing took an even more drastic departure from her early historical romances when her first thriller, Footsteps in the Dark was published. $18.99 +$4.99 shipping. Her novels, which journalist Lesley McDowell described as containing "derring-do, dashing blades, and maids in peril", allowed readers to escape from the mundane and difficult elements of their lives. $11.43 Used . [8] He left the army in 1920 with the rank of captain,[9] taught at King's College London and sometimes wrote for The Granta. Heyer chose not to file lawsuits against the suspected literary thieves, but tried multiple ways of minimizing her tax liability. [22] They lived in a hut made of elephant grass located in the bush;[11] Heyer was the first white woman her servants had ever seen. "[76], In 1950, Heyer began working on what she called "the magnum opus of my latter years", a medieval trilogy intended to cover the House of Lancaster between 1393 and 1435. [32] As other novelists began to imitate her style and continue to develop the Regency romance, their novels have been described as "following in the romantic tradition of Georgette Heyer". [10][12] According to her biographer, Jane Aiken Hodge, the novel contained many of the elements that would become standard for Heyer's novels, the "saturnine male lead, the marriage in danger, the extravagant wife, and the group of idle, entertaining young men". 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