• [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*
  • 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

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