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Be More Jane: Bring out your inner Austen to meet life's challenges

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Follow the wise words of one of the world's best-loved authors to lead a happier life.

Are you more Marianne than Elinor, Lydia rather than Lizzy? Be More Jane will teach you to address life with more sense and less prejudice, taking useful lessons from the novels and letters of Jane Austen, one of the world’s best-loved writers. Times may change, but many of our problems r
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Hardcover, 64 pages
Published April 9th 2019 by CICO Books
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Anne
This is such a lovely little collection of helpful advice and beautiful illustrations!

Be More Jane is a wonderful addition to any Austenite's shelf. It explores various themes and lessons discussed and learned by many different characters in all of Austen's six novels. I really enjoyed how this book alluded to secondary characters as well as the main heroes and heroines.

There are short and sweet sections discussing various themes and commenting on Austen's intent within her stories, as well
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Carole (in Canada)
May 11, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: Austenesque Readers
Recommended to Carole (in Canada) by: Austenesque Readers
What sweet and delightful little compendium of advice based on Jane Austen's writings and herself. Ms. Andrews has given us a lighthearted collection of suggestions to 'be more Jane' with exquisite illustrations from the ever talented Jane Odiwe.

"I was caught up in the elegance and eloquence of her world and words..." (quote from the book)

I completely understand and agree. As a great lover of Jane Austen, her writings, and the Regency period, I just had to add this one to my collection. I highl
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Heidi
Apr 15, 2019 rated it it was amazing
A delightful book full of gems by the author as brilliant as those of Austen herself. So much talent has gone into this beautiful volume. Witty and cunning, it is also cleverly organized and presented. I had never looked at the works of Jane Austen as cautionary tales but now it seems quite obvious. The author is at her very best when aping Mr. Collins and Mr. Woodhouse, but every words is worth repeated readings. The illustrations are beautiful and evocative, as well. A wonderful gift for all J ...more
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