THE REAL JANE AUSTEN A Life in Small Things

THE REAL JANE AUSTEN A Life in Small Things

By: Byrne, Paula

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In The Real Jane Austen, acclaimed literary biographer Paula Byrne provides the most intimate and revealing portrait yet of a beloved but complex novelist.

Just as letters and tokens in Jane Austen's novels often signal key turning points in the narrative, Byrne explores the small things - a scrap of paper, a gold chain, an ivory miniature - that held significance in Austen's personal and creative life.

Byrne transports us to different worlds, from the East Indies to revolutionary Paris, and to different events, from a high society scandal to a case of petty shoplifting. In this ground-breaking biography, Austen is set on a wider stage than ever before, revealing a well-traveled and politically aware writer - important aspects of her artistic development that have long been overlooked.

The Real Jane Austen is a fresh, compelling, and surprising biography of the author of some of our most enduring classic books - from Pride and Prejudice to Sense and Sensibility, Emma to Persuasion - and a vivid evocation of the world that shaped her.

Title: THE REAL JANE AUSTEN A Life in Small Things

Author Name: Byrne, Paula

Categories: Other,

Publisher: Harper Perennial: 2014

ISBN Number: 0061999105

ISBN Number 13: 9780061999109

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: New

Seller ID: 149794

Keywords: JANE Austen Biography,