Dear Jane Austen: A Heroine's Guide to Life and Love
Dear Jane Austen A Heroine's Guide to Life and Love Author:Patrice Hannon Jane Austen answers letters from perplexed modern-day heroines-in-training, supplying the reader with the precepts a true heroine lives by and illustrating them with revealing examples from her novels. Written with all the charm, wit, and wisdom one might expect from the author of Pride and Prejudice, reading Dear Jane Austen is like spending a ... more »wonderful afternoon with the novelist herself!« less
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The author's encyclopedic knowledge of all of Jane Austen's books really shines through in this work. While I did not enjoy the conceit of having 21st Century women writing to Austen as a lonely-hearts columnist, the author's insights into Austen's work was very illuminating.