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Subject: Regency/Historical stuff
Date Posted: 3/7/2008 2:05 AM ET
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I think quite awhile ago, I read a non-fiction book that kind of explained all those things that happen in Regency novels. Things like--what was Almack's really like, why did people go to Bath, what was being presented at court like, etc etc. It was kind of like a reader's guide to the Regency period.

Now that I'm back into reading Regencies (still my favorite historical time period), I'd love to read that non-fiction book again. Does anyone have any idea of what book this is?

Date Posted: 3/7/2008 6:19 AM ET
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Hi Barbara- I have a non fiction on my tbr called An Elegant Madness by Venetia Murray. It sounds like what you might be looking for. It's WL'd, I believe.

Date Posted: 3/7/2008 7:46 AM ET
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Don't know, but www.galenfoley.com has a regency glossary or guide of some sort on her site.  Was pretty helpful.  I'll bet you could find alot at wikipedia too.

Date Posted: 3/7/2008 11:53 PM ET
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Is it "What Jane Austen Ate and Charles Dickens Knew" by Daniel Pool?