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Reviews

  • Mortimer's accessible guidebook format brings...[Regency Britain] vividly to life

    History Revealed
  • Ian Mortimer has made this kind of imaginative time travel his speciality.

    Daily Mail
  • [An] excellent book... Mortimer's erudition is formidable, and he rarely writes a dull sentence

    Andrew Taylor, The Times, *Book of the Week*
  • An entertaining and enlightening read

    Choice Magazine
  • [Mortimer] succeeds, rather brilliantly, in making a mass of information accessible and entertaining

    Kate Hubbard, Oldie
  • Ian Mortimer's Time Traveller's Guide to Regency Britain tells you all you need to know about criminals, disease, beggars and other late Georgian delights if you ever find yourself visiting the 1790s

    Simon Heffer, Daily Telegraph, *Books of the Year*
  • [Mortimer] has already written guides to the medieval, Elizabethan and Restoration periods, and now he's bringing that same mix of telling anecdote and pithy research to Regency Britain, that funny wedge of time squeezed between the Georgians and the Victorians

    Kathryn Hughes, Mail on Sunday
  • Thrilling...when you read it, you imagine yourself among your ancestors, and they are as awful and ingenious as we are

    Tanya Gold, Daily Telegraph
  • Excellent ... Mortimer's erudition is formidable, and he rarely writes a dull sentence ... Georgette Heyer's research for her novels would have been so much easier with this book on her shelf. As for Jane Austen, she would have found in its pages not only her own world, but other Regency worlds she probably never knew existed. And now, two hundred years later, so can we

    The Times
  • Every page of The Time Traveller's Guide to Regency Britain is crammed with enlightening information

    Daily Mail

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