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Jane Austen
Jane Austen (/ˈdʒeɪn ˈɔːstən/) was an English novelist whose works of romantic fiction, set among the landed gentry, earned her a place as one of the most widely read writers in English literature. Her realism, biting irony and social commentary as well as her acclaimed plots have gained her... show more
Jane Austen (/ˈdʒeɪn ˈɔːstən/) was an English novelist whose works of romantic fiction, set among the landed gentry, earned her a place as one of the most widely read writers in English literature. Her realism, biting irony and social commentary as well as her acclaimed plots have gained her historical importance among scholars and critics.
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WhiskeyintheJar Romance
WhiskeyintheJar Romance rated it 4 weeks ago
Rereading this 20yrs after the first time was quite a different experience, I wish I had time to reread a lot of other books.Catherine's nativity was more pronounced, John and Isabella Thorpe made my blood pressure rise, the Gothic satire portion didn't play as big a part as I remembered, Henry was ...
Obsidian Blue
Obsidian Blue rated it 2 months ago
Updated March 2020: Still wonderful. Original review April 2016: Sigh. Happy sigh. I really needed a great book. I don't know what was going on there for a while, but I started to feel like I had angered someone and my punishment was to read books that infuriated me for the rest of 2016.Persua...
Elentarri's Book Blog
Elentarri's Book Blog rated it 6 months ago
**************************** POSSIBLE SPOILERS ***************************** TITLE: The Complete Novels of Jane Austen AUTHOR: Jane Austen EDITION: Chartwell Classics FORMAT: Hardcover ISBN-13: 978-0785834212 __________________________ DESCRIPTION: "Jane Austen revolutionized the...
Dem
Dem rated it 7 months ago
What would be considered a romantic Rom Com in today’s Reading world, Northanger Abbey is more a fanciful, whimsical read that really didn't do anything for me. I am more a fan of the Bronte sisters as feel their novels are more intense and atmospheric whereas Austen tends to be more lighthearted a...
Reader & Dreamer
Reader & Dreamer rated it 11 months ago
Very similar to "Pride and Prejudice", i liked the latter more though. "sense and sensibility" was a bit boring, I felt like what could have been covered in a few pages went on for many more.but it was a good one, i'm so in love with that era. Sense and Sensibility is about two sisters Elinor and M...
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