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Voices from the World of Jane Austen

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Experience Life in the Time of Jane Austen

* Offers firsthand accounts of life in the late 18th and early 19th centuries

* Introduces never-before-published material

While many books have been written about Jane Austen's time (1775-1817), none have brought her world to life like this fascinating collection of personal words and contemporary images. The "voices" come from Aust

Paperback, 312 pages
Published November 30th 2007 by David & Charles Publishers (first published September 30th 2006)
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A super little book for fans of Jane Austen and anyone wanting to know more about the world she lived in. The chapters are easy to dip in and out of, and there are some lovely colour and black and white plates included.
This is a history book that describes England in the time Jane Austen was alive. It uses many quotes from Jane's own books, and other authors of the time, to illustrate customs and manners and much more.
Raquel Curvacheiro
a great "curiosity" book, that, from the premisses of Jane Austen's books, and other people's (fictional and real) quotations, gives us a taste of Georgian life in England. Highly recommend it!
Jul 31, 2011 Libby rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Re-read July 2011.
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