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The Lost Memoirs of Jane Austen by Syrie James
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Jan 28, 2011

it was amazing
Read from January 28 to February 06, 2011

Breath taking. James does such an amazing job that you forget that this is indeed, a work of fiction. Although, as pointed out in the authors notes and the "A+" section in the back, a large amount of the read is based on letters and documents that were indeed left by Miss Jane Austen herself - there is a large fiction quantity. This quantity in no way damages the quality of the read. The story is intrigueing. I could barely breath at points, just picturing Jane in all her glory saying the words and living the moments. There is no doubt in my mind that she is and will always be one of the most legendary and iconic authors of all times and it was nothing short of an honour and privilege to read about her life. Even if parts of it are merely speculation :)

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Reading Progress

02/02/2011 page 62
02/03/2011 page 78
26.0% "Jane Austen is truly my hero :)"
02/03/2011 page 162
53.0% "My God...this poor heart broken woman"
02/04/2011 page 218
72.0% "Lol! Oh Jane, charming without thought to the dangers that belay it!"
02/06/2011 page 303
100.0% "I am both heartbroken and surprised. James does an amazing job of adding fact to fiction for a read that cannot be equalled."

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