“Sitting with her on Sunday evening — a wet Sunday evening — the very time of all others when if a friend is at hand the heart must be opened, and everything told…”
― Jane Austen, Mansfield Park
Lovely. I took a major authors class on Jane Austen as a university student and I've been obsessed with her writing ever since. Thank you
I donated a bunch of books today to my neighborhood library’s Friends Program. While at the Squirrel Hill Library, I looked over some of their gently-used and never-used books. Great success! I found a book about old-time San Francisco (920 O’Farrell Street) as well as a copy of Jane Austen’s Emma.
Kenna, 920 O’Farrell Street has some really fantastic pictures of old-time SF. One photo that caught my attention was the original location of Congregation Sherith Israel on Post Street. Fantastic photo!
by Simone Haruko Smith 7 years ago
What are some must-see sights in the UK for Jane Austen fans?It would be fun to go on a Jane Austen-themed vacation, but I don't like organized tours with big groups. Where should I go?
by LastRoseofSummer2 6 years ago
How did you discover Jane Austen?Were you introduced to Jane Austen by reading one of her books or did you discover her novels by watching a movie adaptation (e.g. Colin Firth's "Pride and Prejudice")?
by Jennifer Vasquez 5 years ago
What has made Jane Austen such a pop culture phenomenon?Jane Austen has a prestigious place in the literary world. Her novels challenge the reader to think critically, and are enjoyable to read. Several of her novels have film adaptations and Austen fan sites are numerous. She has...
by tiginban 9 years ago
Any ideas where I can join an online Jane Austen book club?Thanks
by Susan Reid 8 years ago
Sorry, not a quiz or a test (although those can be fun!).Just a query.Which famous author would you most like to be yourself?Or which famous author is most like you (in their writing and/or in their personal life)?I would be Jane Austen because:1. She writes about smart, strong women2. She is a...
by heatherhale2007 8 years ago
Pride and Prejudice! I'm a lover of Mr. Darcy! haha What about you guys?
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