Jane Austen: In Her Own Words and the Words of Those Who Knew Her

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In the middle of the nineteenth century one of the vergers of Winchester Cathedral, where Jane Austen is buried, was mystified by the number of visitors who requested to be shown her grave. `Was there anything particular about this lady?' he asked. There was no indication on the tablet marking Jane's grave that she was a famous author, as her importance as a novelist had not been recognised at the time of her death and her grieving family did not consider it worth recording. Jane Austen, a parson's daughter who grew up in ...

Jane Austen: In Her Own Words and The Words of Those Who Knew Her 2014, Amberley Publishing, Chalford

ISBN-13: 9781445641430

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