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A Little Bit of Ivory: A Life of Jane Austen

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Hardcover, 148 pages
Published April 14th 1977 by Hamish Hamilton
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A really well done biography of Jane Austen's life. My Aunty recommended I read this and I am really glad I did, it was most enjoyable!
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Born in Manchester in 1902, Elfrida Vipont Brown was the daughter of devout Quakers, and was educated at Manchester High School, before studying history at Manchester University, and singing in Paris, London and Leipzig. She worked for a time as a professional singer (experience she would use in her books), married research technologist R.P. Foulds in 1929, and had four daughters. Vipont published ...more
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