4.5/5- Sometimes-predictable, yet surprising; rolicking fun in the form of a Regency-style road trip with romance and intrigue, terrific characters and witty dialogue.
When I read my first Georgette Heyer novel, a couple of years ago, I thought the Regency lingo was going to kill me. Heyer did have a tendency to go overboard on the vernacular, in my humble opinion. You're left with a choice of attempting to learn the language with some sort of dictionary, trying to translate via context or just ignoring half the words in the book. I've been unable to locate a print Regency dictionary, but there are some excellent online resources:
An updated sidebar, I hope. But, I have some reading to do, first.