In this book Mrs. Elton crosses the Atlantic Ocean with her caro sposo and children. She enjoys high comedic adventures in Boston and New York society, makes a sobering visit to a Southern slave state, and sojourns among the Comanche Indians. Her trip to America is the talk of Highbury...
For new visitors to this blog, Diana Birchall is the featured writer in Mrs. Elton Sez, in which she answers questions posed to her. If you have a question for Mrs. Elton, please send it in. She will be happy to answer it to the best of her ability. For previous Mrs. Elton Sez letters, click on the above link.
To understand our mini infatuation with this slightly vulgar, sometimes misunderstood and often irritating character, read In Defense of Mrs. Elton in the Jane Austen Centre's Online Magazine.
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