“A large income is the best recipe for happiness I ever heard of.” Mary Crawford, Chapter 22
Need the perfect Jane Austen inspired gift or a treat for yourself? This beautiful little book, The Jane Austen Miscellany by Lesley Bolton from Sourcebooks may do just the trick, and is being offered as the day 8 give-away of Mansfield Park Madness at Austenprose!
Filled with interesting facts about our favorite author Jane Austen and witty quotes from her novels and life, this is my number one choice to give as a gift to inspire a new fan, and please a veteran.
Tagged as the “ultimate guide of everything Jane Austen for those who just can’t get enough”, it includes
-Fascinating facts of Jane’s life and career
-Quotes from admirers and detractors (can you believe she had detractors?)
-Quotes from your favorite characters
-The barbed wit of Jane herself
-Revealing excerpts from Jane’s personal letters
-Profiles of Jane’s brooding heroes, feisty heroines, comically flawed relatives and scurrilous villains
-The best of the sequels: suggestions for further reading and movie viewing
-Much, much more!
Be sure to check out all the discussion on the novel, movies and book sequels during this great blog event continuing to August 31. Don’t miss out on your chance to win any or all of the 17 great prizes being offered over the course of the 17 day event.
Day 9 – Aug 23 MP novel discussion chapters 25-32:
Day 10 – Aug 24 MP 1999 movie discussion
Day 11 – Aug 25 MP Oxford book review
Day 12 – Aug 26 MP novel discussion chapters 33-40
posted by Laurel Ann, Austenprose