A Portrait of Jane Austen (Penguin Classic Biography)
Publish date: 2000-09-28
Pages no: 208
Edition language: English
Lord Cecil paints a picture, not just of Jane Austin, but also of the world in which she lived. She lived a fairly uneventful life, but Cecil focuses rather on portraying Austen as mensch. Before reading this book, I was on the verge of becoming a "Janeite"; this has pushed me completely over the ...