The Clever One That Got Away: The Story of Jane Austen’s Niece, Marianne

by Jessica Monk
if I were as young as you are I would write my thanks & congrats on a larger sheet of paper, but as the case stands, I am obliged to content myself with this tiny miserly scrap which I hope you will manage to read, before you throw it into the blazing fire.
Three Sisters, Courtesy of the Jane Austen House Museum, Chawton

Jane Austen is many things to us: writer, inventor of the modern romance, cultural icon, modern-day vampire. But before her books were used as self-help manuals for traumatized Wor...

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