Jane Austen - Her Life and Letters - A Family Record

Jane Austen - Her Life and Letters - A Family Record

by William Austen-Leigh
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Jane Austen - Her Life and Letters - A Family Record by William Austen-Leigh

Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. Hesperides Press are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.

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ISBN-13: 9781443724227
Publisher: Hesperides Press
Publication date: 11/28/2008
Pages: 460
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 1.19(d)

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Jane Austen: Her Life and Letters: A Family Record (Barnes & Noble Library of Essential Reading) 4.4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 8 reviews.
ReaderVA More than 1 year ago
Anyone who is interested in Jane Austen's life should approach this book with the understanding that it was written by her great-nephew and his nephew. There's a noticeable effort to portray "Aunt Jane" as sweet, even-tempered, loving, and almost saint-like. Don't expect any insight into Austen's work or jarring revelations about her life. The letters themselves are mundane to the point of being boring. Unless you're a true Janeite, stick with her novels - you'll enjoy them much more than this memoir.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I so enjoyed all the details of Jane Austen, her family and her heritage? Learning about her gives you an intamacy into the author that you haven't gotten in her writings alone. Thank you for putting together such personal knowledge of our beloved author, and one of my personal favorites.
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