Jane Austen

Jane Austen : A Life

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From her study of the Austen family papers, Claire Tomalin paints a rich, tragi-comic picture of the Austen clan and their neighbours, reaching the conclusion that the facts of Jane Austen's life were even more extravagant and romantic than her fiction.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 384 pages
  • 128 x 196 x 26mm | 322.05g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Illustrations, maps
  • 0141035137
  • 9780141035130
  • 1,014,453

About Claire Tomalin

Claire Tomalin was literary editor of the NEW STATESMAN and SUNDAY TIMES. Her two previous books (both in Penguin) were the highly acclaimed and award-winning THE INVISIBLE WOMAN (about Dickens' mistress) and MRS JORDAN'S PROFESSION. She is married to Michael Frayn and lives in Camden Town, north London.
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