Jane Austen is one of Britain's best loved authors and this beautifully illustrated guide to her novels, released to commemorate the 200th anniversary of her death, is an essential for any Jane Austen fan or literary lover. Revealing key aspects of Jane's own background and life, this fascinating guide explores the relationships between the key themes of her most celebrated works and her own experience as a woman in 18th-century England.
This exploration of her life and works is the perfect way to celebrate the legacy she has left in the past 200 years.
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Matthew Coniam works for The Jane Austen Centre in Bath. He has contributed to numerous books, magazines, journals and websites in Britain and America, specialising in film and Jane Austen. For Pitkin, he has written Jane Austen: Inside Her Novels.