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Sanditon: Jane Austen's Last Novel Completed - Community Reviews back

by Marie Dobbs, Anne Telscombe, Jane Austen
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Lisa (Harmony)
Lisa (Harmony) rated it 7 years ago
I recently read two incomplete novels by Jane Austen, The Watsons and Sanditon, loved both, and was left wanting more. I found the fragment of Sanditon left uncompleted by Jane Austen's death, even more intriguing; it had such possibilities! I really liked our heroine Charlotte Heywood, with her obv...
Darlene Marshall, author
Darlene Marshall, author rated it 7 years ago
I was surprised by how much I enjoyed this. The first 11 chapters are from Jane Austen's own hand, her final, unfinished novel. The remainder was penned by "Another Lady" in 1975, the author Marie Dobbs/Anne Telscombe. Miss Dobbs finishes the novel based on Austen's bones of the beginning, and appea...
Just Another Reader
Just Another Reader rated it 7 years ago
I read this so I could start watching the new series from Pemberly Digital and it worked in nicely with my personal challenge to read all of Jane Austen this year. It was okay, but I would not consider it a Jane Austen novel. The first 11 chapters were hers and the rest of the story was okay, but I ...
tinasimms
tinasimms rated it 8 years ago
Considering who wrote this story, this review might ramble. This story is about Charlotte Heywood, though you wouldn’t be able to tell that right away by reading it. Austen spends the first five chapters dwelling on the Parkers and their obsession with the beach town Sanditon. Additionally, Charlott...
BookRatMisty
BookRatMisty rated it 8 years ago
[First read June 11 2008][2nd reading June 17 2012]*Please note: the author, who published this under the name of "Another Lady" also publishes under the names Anne Telscombe and Marie Dobbs. I'm not sure if either is her real name, but for the sake of brevity, I'm calling her "Dobbs" from here on o...
politerobot
politerobot rated it 10 years ago
It's a shame Austen died before she could finish this, because it showed the signs of an excellent, funny and satirically poignant novel.
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