Synopses & Reviews
Her life, her work, her legacy — step into the world of the incredible Jane Austen.
It's Jane like you've never seen! Through fun and breezy lists, discover everything there is to know about Jane Austen, the sassy literary genius we know and love. Learn her likes and dislikes, her haves and have-nots, where she traveled, how she lived, and who she knew.
With a wealth of little-known and fascinating information, find out:
- Her friends and her beaux
- Every place she lived or visited
- Books in her library
- Her quirks
- The last lines of everything she wrote
- and much more!
"An amusing and informative compendium of all things Austen." Emily Auerbach, Professor of English, University of Wisconsin-Madison, author of Searching for Jane Austen
"Engaging, entertaining, and well researched, this book should be on every Austen lover's wish list." Carrie Bebris, author of the Mr. and Mrs. Darcy Mystery series
"It will teach you new things about Jane Austen's life — we tend to think of her life as a very quiet and confined one, but just look at the list of people she knew and mentions in her letters." Susannah Fullerton, President of the Jane Austen Society of Australia and author of A Dance with Jane Austen and Happily Ever After After
About the Author
Joan Strasbaugh is publisher and editor of Jones Books. She conceived of and coordinated the "Jane Austen in the 21st Century Humanities Festival" at the University of Wisconsin. She is a member of the Jane Austen Society of North America and Janeite since 1995.