Heyer was Re: Names of children

Jon Noble jon_p_noble at yahoo.com
Sat Dec 11 18:39:15 EST 2004


--- Robyn Starkey <rohina at shaw.ca> wrote:

> 
> >Jacob is quite right.  _An Infamous Army_ _is_
> good.  There are enough
> >characters that have already been established in
> the romances to
> >keep it from being quite as dry as the strictly
> historical books.  I like
> >it better than _The Spanish Bride_, for instance,
> which is more purely
> >historical.
> >
> >I will say that Ms. Heyer knew a hell of a lot
> about the Napoleonic
> >Wars.
> 
> I once read that An Infamous Army was required
> reading at military college 
> in England (is it Sandringham?)

The military college is Sandhurst, Sandringham is a
palace. Some versions of this story say "recommended"
rather than "required" which seems more likely. The
same is also said of "the Spanish Bride"

Jon



		
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