'How pleasant it is to spend an evening in this way! I declare that after all there is no enjoyment like reading! How much sooner one tires of any thing than of a book! — When I have a house of my own, I shall be miserable if I have not an excellent library.' No one made any reply. She then yawned again, threw aside her book, and cast her eyes round the room in quest of some amusement. — from Pride and Prejudice, by Jane Austen (1775-1817)
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July 18, 2017

Jane Austen at Home




Just wanted to remember spending this 200th anniversary at home, with our Jane, finishing this new book. Very readable, very enjoyable, very moving at the end.

Jane Austen at Home, by Lucy Worsley
St. Martin's Press, 2017
Purchased


3 comments:

Lisa said...

I'm going to commemorate the day by looking for a copy of this :)

JoAnn said...

I spent the evening with Sense and Sensibility... had forgotten how much I love it!

Cosy Books said...

I so wanted to buy this book while in London but was worried about the weight of what was already stacking up in my B&B. So glad you're enjoying it, Audrey! The combination of Lucy Worsley and Jane Austen is irresistible.

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