Loading Events
Home / Events / Festivals / More than Romance:

More than Romance:

Melbourne Rare Book Week

Event Date: 25 July 2023 06:00 PM to 25 July 2023 07:00 PM
Author / Presenters: Jennifer Kloster
Event Venue: East Melbourne Library
Event Organiser: Rare Books Melbourne

The witty world of Georgette Heyer

First published at just 19, Georgette Heyer went on to become one of the world’s bestselling authors, beloved for her clever, witty historical novels and golden age detective stories. Her Regency novels set the benchmark for the genre that she created. Notoriously private, she did not believe in the need for personal publicity to sell her books, resulting in signed Heyer novels being exceedingly rare. This talk will shed light on the enigmatic writer, her world, her wit and the struggles she faced in both her personal and public life, as well as on the phenomenal success she achieved during her lifetime and beyond.

Subscribe to events

Subscribe to our Calendar to receive email notifications so you never miss an event?

Monday mornings we will send you an update showing all the new calendar entries that have been uploaded over the last seven days.

Friday afternoons you will receive a summary of what’s happening on the weekend. 

Sign up for our Calendar newsletter here