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For the first time you can read Jane’s original prayers in her neat handwriting that she wrote over 200 years ago. Jane Austen wrote prayers to read to herself and out loud to her family in the evenings. ’Prayers composed by my ever dear sister Jane’ is written on the fold and were treasured by Jane’s sister Cassandra until her death. They remind us that Jane was a deeply religious person and devoted to God. *Special Edition Coming Soon
Jane Austen is known as the beloved author of Pride and Prejudice, Emma, and other witty and romantic novels including her unfinished novel Sanditon. What is less known is that she was a deeply religious person and devoted to God. She wrote beautiful, heartfelt prayers to read with her family in the evenings. For the first time you can read Jane’s original prayers in her neat handwriting that she wrote over 200 years ago. *Classic Edition
A quiet country girl who was fond of retail, romance and dancing? Or a strong-minded woman of war, empire and business, who chose to remain unmarried, write novels and settle for nothing less than her own Mr Darcy. Jane Austen 200 is filled with unseen photographs and accompanying commentary that illuminate Jane’s life and take you on a journey 200 years after her death.
Drawing on fashion mentioned in Jane’s letters, this book assembles examples of the variety of clothes Jane would have possessed―from gowns and coats to shoes and undergarments. It talks of how Jane was aware of the latest trends and was thrifty and eager to reuse and repurpose clothing to keep up with fashion. A coffee table book with chapters for each type of clothing illustrated with beautiful pictures throughout.
This collection of Jane Austen’s letters is wonderfully illustrated with portraits, topographical engravings and fashion plates. The letters are separated into six periods of Jane’s life, between 1796, when she was twenty, and 1817, the year of her death. They celebrate Jane Austen’s talent for expressing exactly what she perceived, making this an illuminating companion to her novels.
The novel is loosely based on the friendship between the Governess Anne Sharp who taught Edward’s children and Jane Austen who became great friends. The setting and tone of the novel is indeed similar to a Jane Austen novel. The plot is very engaging and the characters deep and well developed. There is lots of fun and wit written throughout the novel which makes it a very enjoyable read.
The Jane Austen Project is a romance novel, set in London in 1815. Rachel and Liam are transported back in time to rural England to rescue an unpublished Jane Austin manuscript and bring it back to their time. Posing as a doctor and his sister from the West Indies, the story travels through 250 years. Once they infiltrate Jane’s circle of friends and family via brother Henry, things really start to liven up!
The Jane Austen Escape Room Book combines the characters that you know and love with the intrigue of mystery as you solve puzzles and riddles to help Elizabeth find her way back to the arms of Mr. Darcy. This thrilling new take on the ever-adored Pride and Prejudice, exquisitely illustrated by Marjolein Bastin, is the perfect gift for the Jane Austen fan in your life!
This new, enhanced leather-bound edition includes all the completed novels of beloved author Jane Austen. New readers will be enchanted once they open the genuine leather cover, see the specially designed endpapers, and read these brilliant stories, while readers familiar with Austen’s genius will enjoy the introduction from an acclaimed Austen scholar that provides background and context for the works they’ve always loved.
This book is a biography about Jane Austen by the historian Lucy Worsley. She writes about Jane’s family life, where she lived, wrote, danced, and is a chunky biography dashed throughout with Lucy’s sprinkling of charm. The paragraphs are in-depth as Lucy examines the rooms, spaces and possessions which mattered to Jane and the varying ways in which homes are used in her novels . It is now out in audiobook format read by Ruth Redman.
This is a delightful, gentle novel based in Jane’s home village of Chawton. Eight leading characters, all with different backgrounds, come together in 1940 to form a society to buy Jane Austen’s cottage to turn it into a museum. There are lots of facts about Jane’s letters and treasures woven through the story, which makes it more interesting. A book about love, grief, loss, betrayal with an unseen twist at the end.
If you want to walk around Jane Austen’s London, we can recommend this book. Louise has included maps that take to the houses, shops and theatres that Jane frequented whilst visiting her brother Henry in London. Louise Allen also has a fabulous website which covers everything from the Regency period that is worth checking out. She also writes historical fiction.
Sarah Jane Downing explores the fashion revolution and the innovation that inspired a flood of fashions taking influence from far afield. It was an era of contradiction immortalised by Jane Austen, who adeptly used the new-found diversity of fashion to enliven her characters: Wickham’s military splendour; Mr Darcy’s understated elegance; and Miss Tilney’s romantic fixation with white muslin.
Jane Austen lived in Hampshire all her life, and frequently visited Kent and London, the south coast, and of course Lyme. Follow in Jane’s footsteps to see where she lived, danced, shopped, worshipped, and of course wrote her novels! This book is filled with detailed walks through Jane’s villages, photographs, events, quizzes, and written commentary for you to visit in England in person, or from the comfort of your armchair.
Geri Walton has thoroughly researched this book about Jane’s delightful cousin Eliza. She first came to Steventon when Jane was a girl, and she made such an impression that she inspired Jane’s character Mary Crawford in Mansfield Park. Eliza later went on to marry Jane’s brother Edward, and Jane nursed her through illness. If you are doing any kind of research into Jane Austen and her family, this is a must read.
This is a well-researched book about Jane’s relatives on her mothers side of the family, the noble Leigh family. It covers both Adlestrop and Stoneleigh Park close by which inspired Jane’s novel Mansfield Park. Victoria also talks about money, the royal connection, the Cassandra name and its popularity, and the inheritance that never came to Jane’s family.