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The Lost Memoirs of Jane Austen - Syrie James
The Lost Memoirs of Jane Austen
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Many rumors abound about a mysterious gentleman said to be the love of Jane's life—finally, the truth may have been found. . . .What if, hidden in an old attic chest, Jane Austen's memoirs were discovered after hundreds of years? What if those pages revealed the untold story of a life-changing... show more
Many rumors abound about a mysterious gentleman said to be the love of Jane's life—finally, the truth may have been found. . . .What if, hidden in an old attic chest, Jane Austen's memoirs were discovered after hundreds of years? What if those pages revealed the untold story of a life-changing love affair? That's the premise behind this spellbinding novel, which delves into the secrets of Jane Austen's life, giving us untold insights into her mind and heart.Jane Austen has given up her writing when, on a fateful trip to Lyme, she meets the well-read and charming Mr. Ashford, a man who is her equal in intellect and temperament. Inspired by the people and places around her, and encouraged by his faith in her, Jane begins revising Sense and Sensibility, a book she began years earlier, hoping to be published at last.Deft and witty, written in a style that echoes Austen's own, this unforgettable novel offers a delightfully possible scenario for the inspiration behind this beloved author's romantic tales. It's a remarkable book, irresistible to anyone who loves Jane Austen—and to anyone who loves a great story.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780061341427 (0061341428)
ASIN: 61341428
Publisher: William Morrow Paperbacks
Pages no: 303
Edition language: English
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2.0 Jane Austen naplója
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James Allen's Literary World
James Allen's Literary World rated it
5.0
This fictional account of Jane Austen's memoirs is true to the timeline of her life. Very well written. It seems like it is Jane Austen's memoirs.
Expendable Mudge Muses Aloud
Expendable Mudge Muses Aloud rated it
4.0 The Lost Memoirs of Jane Austen
The Book Report: Every Austenian knows Jane went quiet for 10 years, then produced what is arguably the finest body of novelistic work to come out of nineteenth-century England, then died. Nobody knows poo-diddly about Miss Jane's romantic life, or even if there ever was one, in large part because J...
heidenkind
heidenkind rated it
Brings absolutely nothing new to the Austen literature or the woman herself. Also not very romantic.
Bradford Reviews!
Bradford Reviews! rated it
5.0 The Lost Memoirs of Jane Austen
I loved this book! I loved how Syrie James stayed true to Jane Austen's voice. It was fun seeing events from Jane's life that contributed to her writing. It was well written and I kept wishing that it were true. Great novel of what Jane's life might have been like!
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