Jennifer Kloester on Arabella (1949)

Last Friday, as part of her ongoing Heyer Legacy Project, Jen gave her thoughts on Arabella. Read all about it here.

And catch up on Jen’s series digging deep into Heyer’s life and bibliography:

The Black Moth – from teen novel to enduring best-seller

The Great Roxhythe 1922 & 1929

The Transformation of Philip Jettan

Instead of the Thorn – A daring novel

Who loves Simon the Coldheart?

These Old Shades – always a favourite (Part 1)

These Old Shades – always a favourite (Part 2)

Helen – a very revealing story

The Masqueraders – written in a grass hut

Pastel – telling too much?

Beauvallet – a great adventure

Barren Corn – the fourth and final modern novel

The Conqueror – a deep dive into history

Footsteps in the Dark – the first detective-thriller

Devil’s Cub – “What price a sequel to These Old Shades?”

Why Shoot a Butler? – “A classic tale of crime and detection”

The Convenient Marriage – written at the Sussex Oak

The Unfinished Clue – “pure joy from start to finish”

Death in the Stocks – mirth and murder

The first Regency novel – Regency Buck

Behold, Here’s Poison – “An ingenious poisoning device” 

The Talisman Ring – part one

The Talisman Ring – part two

They Found Him Dead

An Infamous Army – a triumph

A Blunt Instrument – a killing comedy

Royal Escape – a labour of love

No Wind of Blame – a “Prince” of a novel

So perceptive – The Private World of Georgette Heyer

Georgette and the Christmas gift

2021 – Georgette Heyer’s Centenary Year!

The Spanish Bride – history brought to life

The Corinthian – a wartime favourite

Envious Casca – a Christmas mystery

Faro’s Daughter – written straight to the typewriter!

Penhallow – NOT a contract-breaking book!

Friday’s Child by Georgette Heyer

Georgette Heyer – a new appreciation

The Reluctant Widow – a very funny Gothic novel

Albany – Georgette’s ideal home

The Foundling – Inspired by Austen

Arabella – “who is a nice wench and is giving me a lot of fun”

Really, Jen just knows everything, doesn’t she?