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I thought this book was charming. I admire people who can publish unflattering truths about themselves – although I do wonder about his relationship to his father (it is one thing to write unflattering things about yourself, but other people?) This book makes me want to reread Austen’s novels (can’t get any more positive than […]

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Some Interesting Links

Just some interesting Jane Austen links I’ve stumbled across … http://www.bsecs.org.uk/ – if you search for Austen all sorts of things come up … like this http://www.bsecs.org.uk/Reviews/ReviewDetails.aspx?id=6&type=4 A review by Helen Garner http://www.smh.com.au/entertainment/books/a-date-with-darcy-20130118-2cxh0.html  

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I was keen to read this book and I wasn’t disappointed. It is easy to read and fun. There are sections on dressing up, sequels, prequels, spin offs, conspiracy theories (Austen was writing a secret code that only one person has discovered in the past 200 years) and Austen therapy. Ms Yaffe travels the world […]

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