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Taking tea with Jane. During July we celebrate the 200 years that have passed since Jane Austen left us, leaving a legacy for Western literature that is matched by only a very few.

Below you can see the many books we have about the life and times of Jane, biographical and historical - and some just plain fun - in addition to the many editions of her novels. Some of these are perfect for those of you wanting to give the gift of Jane to someone special!

And to top it all off with a dollop of cream, we've teamed up with our neighbours, The Tea Room, located at the top of Sydney's iconic QVB - and just across the road from Abbey's.

Your chance to WIN one of two The Tea Room gift vouchers, each valued at $110, for Traditional Afternoon Tea for 2 guests at The Tea Room QVB!

To enter in-store or online: just purchase ANY Fiction title or Jane Austen featured title (below) during July. IN-STORE: Pop your entry form into the competition box. ONLINE: Use promo code AUSTEN200 (all caps) when ordering. Promotion ends at midnight (AEST) on Monday 31 July. Winners will be notified on Friday 11 August.

And if you do happen to be dining at The Tea Room in July, be sure to mention our promo code AUSTEN200 and each guest in your party will receive a complimentary glass of Australian sparkling wine. Splendid ~ don't mind if I do!

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Jane Austen at Home: A Biography

Jane Austen at Home: A Biography

Lucy Worsley

$32.99
On the eve of the bicentenary of Jane Austen's death, step back into the world in which our best-loved novelist lived. Historian Lucy Worsley visits Jane Austen's childhood home, her schools, her holiday accommodation, the houses both grand and small of the relations upon whom she was dependent, and the home she shared with her mother and sister towards the end of her life, where she wrote her many of her famous novels. This new telling of the story of Jane's life shows us how and why she lived as she did, examining the rooms, spaces and possessions which mattered to her, and the way in which home is used in her novels to mean both a place of pleasure and a prison. Jane famously lived a 'life without incident', but with new research and insights Lucy Worsley will reveal a passionate woman who fought for her freedom. A woman who, far from being a lonely spinster, in fact had at least five marriage prospects, but who in the end refused to settle for anything less than Mr Darcy.

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Jane and I: A Tale of Austen Addiction

Jane and I: A Tale of Austen Addiction

Susannah Fullerton

$16.95
You must allow me to tell you how ardently I admire and love … Jane Austen.

Once upon a time a young girl was read Pride and Prejudice by her mother. She listened entranced, but little dreamed how that reading would change her life.

I don’t know which to admire most: the book-filled life of Susannah Fullerton, or her beguiling account of it. Crossing continents and embracing multiple authors – though Jane Austen reigns supreme – this is a vivid and original memoir for lovers of our literary heritage to savour.” Maggie Lane, Jane Austen expert and author

Susannah Fullerton fell in love with Elizabeth and Darcy, went on to read the other novels of Jane Austen, she studied them, re-read them often, lectured about them and wrote about them. As President of the Jane Austen Society of Australia for more than twenty years, she has shared her passion for Sense and Sensibility, Pride and Prejudice, Mansfield Park, Emma, Northanger Abbey and Persuasion with thousands of people around the world. As a leader of literary tours, she has taken people to ‘Jane Austen country’. It is thanks to Jane Austen that she developed a career as a hugely popular literary lecturer. Jane Austen, quite simply, altered the course of her life!

This charming memoir shows how a love of Jane Austen’s novels developed into a passionate addiction. Susannah Fullerton tells her own remarkable story with wit, elegance and passion.


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A Dance with Jane Austen

A Dance with Jane Austen

Deirdre Le Faye ,  Susannah Fullerton

$32.99
Jane Austen loved to put on her satin slippers with shoe-roses, her white gloves and muslin gown, and go off for an evening of fun at the Basingstoke assemblies. The Bennet girls share their creator's delight and go off joyfully to dance, and of course to meet future husbands.

Drawing on contemporary accounts and illustrations, and a close reading of the novels as well as Austen's correspondence, Susannah Fullerton takes the reader through all the stages of a Regency Ball as Jane Austen and her characters would have known it. Her subjects learn their steps, dress in readiness, find transport to convey them to a ball, choose between public and private balls, worry over a shortage of men, prefer a cotillion to a quadrille, talk and flirt with their partners, sustain themselves with supper, fall in love, and then go home to talk it all over at the end.


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Folly Is Not Always Folly: Jane & D'Arcy #1

Folly Is Not Always Folly: Jane & D'Arcy #1

Wal Walker

$36.95
Jane Austen, a lively, headstrong and determined girl, lived a very full and exciting youth. In her thirties, she published four wonderful novels, but did not disclose her name. After she died, in 1817, her family destroyed most of her letters, and they steadfastly refused to discuss her life.

One of her nieces wrote, a memoir of Miss Jane Austen has often been asked for, and strangers have wondered that the family should have refused to supply the necessary materials. Fifty-two years after her death, her nephew, Rev. James Edward Austen-Leigh, responded to growing public interest with a Memoir of Jane Austen. He said very little about her youth, and he admitted the family had suppressed her early stories, describing them as ridiculing the improbable events and exaggerated sentiments which she had met with in sundry silly romances. He stated that Jane’s life was, singularly barren: few changes and no great crisis ever broke the smooth current of its course; and declared he had no definite tale of love to relate.

Most, if not all, of Jane Austen’s readers simply didn’t believe him. 

Virginia Woolf wrote, I prefer to present her, not in the modest pose which her family determined for her, but rather, as she most frequently presented herself, as rebellious, satirical and wild.

After more than two hundred years, Jane & D’Arcy reveals the story of the enduring love of Jane Austen and D’Arcy Wentworth.

Over time, the Austen’s secrecy was reinforced by D’Arcy’s silence. A tall, handsome young Irish surgeon, after being tried, and found not guilty of highway robbery at the Old Bailey, he left England for New South Wales, on the other side of the world. 

The day before he sailed, Jane’s brother, Henry, reflecting his family’s sentiments, applauded the world for getting rid of its superfluous inhabitants, all those who have too much cunning or too little money, shipped off with the very first cargo of Convicts to Botany Bay. Despite time and distance, D’Arcy was to remain the fixed star in Jane’s firmament.


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What Jane Austen Ate and Charles Dickens Knew: From Fox Hunting to Whist The Facts of Daily Life in 19th C England

What Jane Austen Ate and Charles Dickens Knew: From Fox Hunting to Whist The Facts of Daily Life in 19th C England

Daniel Pool

$24.99
A delightful reader's companion to the great nineteenth-century British novels of Austen, Dickens, Trollope, the Brontes, and more, this lively guide clarifies the sometimes bizarre maze of rules and customs that governed life in Victorian England.

For anyone who has ever wondered whether a duke outranked an earl, when to yell Tally Ho! at a fox hunt, or how one landed in debtor's prison, this book serves as an indispensable historical and literary resource. Author Daniel Pool provides countless intriguing details (did you know that the plums in Christmas plum pudding were actually raisins?) on the Church of England, sex, Parliament, dinner parties, country house visiting, and a host of other aspects of nineteenth-century English life--both upstairs and downstairs.

An illuminating glossary gives at a glance the meaning and significance of terms ranging from ague to wainscoting, the specifics of the currency system, and a lively host of other details and curiosities of the day.


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Jane Austen: The Secret Radical

Jane Austen: The Secret Radical

Helena Kelly

$39.99
Almost everything we think we know about Jane Austen is wrong.

Her novels don't confine themselves to grand houses and they were not written just for readers' enjoyment. She writes about serious subjects and her books are deeply subversive. We just don't read her properly - we haven't been reading her properly for 200 years. This book puts that right.

Helena Kelly introduces the reader to a passionate woman living in an age of revolution; to a writer who used what was regarded as the lightest of literary genres, the novel, to grapple with the weightiest of subjects - feminism, slavery, abuse, the treatment of the poor, the power of the Church, even evolution - at a time, and in a place, when to write about such things directly was seen as akin to treason.

Uncovering a radical, spirited and political engaged Austen, Jane Austen, The Secret Radical will encourage you to read Jane, all over again.
 
'A sublime piece of literary detective work that shows us once and for all how to be precisely the sort of reader that Austen deserves.' Caroline Criado-Perez, Guardian  

Also in Paperback


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The Wicked Wit of Jane Austen

The Wicked Wit of Jane Austen

Dominique Enright

$17.99
A delightful collection of Jane Austen's wittiest insights, taken from her celebrated novels and letters.  

Lauded for her eloquence, observation and wry humour, Jane Austen was a novelist who was highly regarded and greatly celebrated in her own time. However, her appeal is as great as ever, and her insights remain as fresh and relevant today as when they were first published.

This delightful volume offers thematic extracts from her fiction and correspondence, featuring quotes from such novels as Emma, Northanger Abbey, Pride and Prejudice, Mansfield Park and Persuasion, alongside extracts from Austen's letters to her sister and confidante, Cassandra.

Containing a host of quotations displaying Austen's sharp - indeed, often wicked - wit, this wonderful treasury will be enjoyed by fans of the author as well as readers who are new to her writing.


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On the Sofa with Jane Austen

On the Sofa with Jane Austen

Maggie Lane

$36.95
On the Sofa with Jane Austen is a collection of essays that first appeared in the Regency World magazine. They celebrate the quirkiest corners and cleverest contrivances of Jane Austen's art. The twenty-one topics range from coiffure to crime, from gossip to grandmothers.

The title comes from the first essay, but it is also an invitation to spend time with a well-loved author in a relaxed and intimate way.

The essays are: On the Sofa; The Hair was Curled; Lady Bertram's Fringe; A Very White World; The Silence of Mr Perry; Plump Cheeks and Thick Ankles; Reading Aloud; Arms and Legs Enough; November in the Novels; Words Overheard; Home Comforts; Shoelaces and Shawls; The Freshest Green; Neighbourhood Spies; She is Pretty Enough; Small World; Devoted Sisters; Theft and Punishment; Heroes and Husbands; Only a Grandmother and finally, Dear Mary.


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What Matters in Jane Austen?: Twenty Crucial Puzzles Solved

What Matters in Jane Austen?: Twenty Crucial Puzzles Solved

John Mullan

$19.99
What are the right and wrong ways to propose marriage? What do the characters call each other, and why? And which important Austen characters never speak?

In twenty short chapters, each of which answers a question prompted by Jane Austen's novels, John Mullan illuminates the themes that matter most to the workings of Austen's fiction. Inspired by an enthusiastic reader's curiosity, based on a lifetime's study and written with flair and insight, What Matters in Jane Austen? uncovers the hidden truth about an extraordinary fictional world.


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The Jane Austen Files: A Complete Anthology of Letters & Family Recollections

The Jane Austen Files: A Complete Anthology of Letters & Family Recollections

Helen Amy

$74.95
Memories of Jane Austen were increasingly recorded as her reputation and fame grew in the nineteenth century. This new book brings these memories (family diaries and memoirs by her nearest and dearest relatives) and all of Jane's own letters together in one volume.

This is the life of Jane in the words of the people who knew her; it provides a fascinating insight into her life as a member of a close, loving family and her work as a novelist. This book also opens a window on to the England in which Jane Austen lived and set her novels.



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The Real Jane Austen: A Life in Small Things

The Real Jane Austen: A Life in Small Things

Paula Byrne

$19.99
Who was the real Jane Austen? A retiring spinster content with quiet village life? Or a strong-minded woman who knew the turbulent world around her and who took the bold decision to remain unmarried and fashion herself as a professional writer? In this paperback of the landmark biography, bestselling biographer Paula Byrne uses objects that conjure up a key moment in Austen's life and work - a silhouette, a vellum notebook, a topaz cross, a writing box, a royalty cheque, a bathing machine, and many more - to unlock the biography of this most beloved author. The woman who emerges is far tougher, more socially and politically aware, and altogether more modern than the conventional picture of `dear aunt Jane' allows. Byrne's lively book explores the many forces that shaped Austen's life, her long struggle to become a published author, and brings Miss Austen dazzlingly into the twenty-first century.

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The Jane Austen Writers' Club: Inspiration and Advice from the World's Best-Loved Novelist

The Jane Austen Writers' Club: Inspiration and Advice from the World's Best-Loved Novelist

Rebecca Smith

$32.99
A delightful and informative guide to writing like Jane Austen, written by the five-times-great niece of Austen herself Jane Austen is one of the most beloved writers in the English literary canon.

Bursting with useful exercises, beautiful illustrations and enlightening quotations from the classic author's novels and letters - and written by none other than Austen's five-times-great-niece - this book will teach you her methods, tips and tricks, from techniques of plotting and characterisation through to dialogue and suspense.

Austen’s novels changed the landscape of fiction forever, and her writing remains as fresh, entertaining and witty as the day her books were first published. Whether you're a creative writing enthusiast looking to publish your first novel, a teacher searching for further inspiration for students, or fan seeking insight into Austen's daily rituals, this is an essential companion, guaranteed to satisfy, inform and delight.


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A Jane Austen Christmas: Celebrating the Season of Romance, Ribbons and Mistletoe

A Jane Austen Christmas: Celebrating the Season of Romance, Ribbons and Mistletoe

Carlo DeVito

$24.99
Filled with the remarkable wit and insight of one of the world's most cherished authors, A Jane Austen Christmas gives readers insight into Austen's life through little-known stories about how she and her family celebrated the treasured holiday season.

Carlo DeVito provides an intimate portrait of Austen's most cherished Christmas memories with her family: from the gift of her first writing desk, to her first love and heartbreak, to her brewing mead and beer in time for the holidays. Along the way readers will spend a holiday in the Austen house, celebrate Jane's birthday, meet the inspiration for more than a dozen characters, attend the Christmastide series of balls, and learn how to make family's favourite recipes and dedicate a novel to the Prince Regent. Remarkably fresh and supremely entertaining, A Jane Austen Christmas brings Austen's world to life as never before.


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The Genius of Jane Austen: Her Love of Theatre and Why She is a Hit in Hollywood

The Genius of Jane Austen: Her Love of Theatre and Why She is a Hit in Hollywood

Paula Byrne

$29.99
A radical look at Jane Austen as you've never seen her - as a lover of farce, comic theatre and juvenilia. Jane's World celebrates Britain's favourite novelist 200 years after her death and explores why her books make such awesome movies, time after time.

Jane Austen loved the theatre. She learned much of her art from a long tradition of English comic drama and took joyous participation in amateur theatricals. Her juvenilia, then Sense and Sensibility, Pride and Prejudice,Mansfield Park and Emma were shaped by the arts of theatrical comedy. Her admiration for drama's dialogue, characterisation, plotting, exits and entrances is why she has been dramatised so successfully on screen in the last twenty years - and these versions are at the centre of her continuing fame, culminating in her celebration on GBP10 note.

Austen expert and author of The Real Jane Austen, Paula Byrne looks at stage adaptations of Austen's novels (including one called Miss Elizabeth Bennet by A. A.  Milne) to modern classics, including the BBC Pride and Prejudice and Persuasion, Emma Thompson's Sense and Sensibility, and the phenomenally brilliant and successful Clueless, Jane's World presents an Austen not of prim manners and genteel calm, but filled with wild comedy and outrageous behaviour.

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Jane Austen's World: The Life and Times of England's Most Popular Novelist

Jane Austen's World: The Life and Times of England's Most Popular Novelist

Maggie Lane

$34.99
It is a truth universally acknowledged that Jane Austen is one of the most popular novelists in the English language and that her work is more popular today than ever before. The wit and romance of her writing captivate television and cinema audiences worldwide, while boosting the readership of the novels themselves.

Jane Austen's World gets to grip with the woman who is truly at the root of all this success - Jane Austen herself.

This book reveals her private life and the world she inhabited, a time when England was developing into a colonial power, the French Revolution was raging and the Regency was taking hold. No other book truly captures the spirit of the writer, the romance of the age and the era in which she lived so beautifully and authoritatively.


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Wealth or Poverty: Jane Austen's Novels Explored

Wealth or Poverty: Jane Austen's Novels Explored

Stephen Mahony

$41.95
Money is significant in Jane Austen's novels. Her characters worry about it, scheme for it and, of course, spend it. Money is not simply a way of placing people: it propels plots, adds drama and tells us much about an individual's nature and morals.

Taking the novels as his starting point, Stephen Mahony looks at the wealth and social standing of Austen's characters in relation to the economic background of the day, giving us real insight into their aspirations and motivations.

What did a servant earn? Just how poor was Miss Bates? What were the pay and conditions of a midshipman like William Price? What would it cost to house, clothe and feed the entire Bennet family? And how much would Elizabeth Bennet need to live comfortably if she hadn't married Darcy? The result is a revealing account of Austen, her characters and the England in which they lived.


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Jane Austen's Tips for Success

Jane Austen's Tips for Success

Colleen Sattler

$19.99
Jane Austen's Tips for Success is a gift book sure to delight Austen fans. Most of us are like Elizabeth Bennett, Elinor Dashwood, Anne Elliot and Emma. We want true love, a comfortable life and to be happy.

Although Jane Austen's novels are set in the drawing rooms of Regency England, their universal themes of happiness, friendship, marriage, love and money are timeless. It's no wonder Jane Austen's keen observations about people and human nature continue to enthral us.

With her concise language and reassuring voice, she has something to offer everyone who wants to live a successful and fulfilled life. The book contains wonderful quotes about life taken straight from Austen's novels. Enjoy the wit and wisdom of Jane Austen - be advised, warned & charmed.


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Jane Austen's Journeys

Jane Austen's Journeys

Hazel Jones

$44.95
Jane Austen lived in an exciting age for travel.

Improvements to roads and carriages meant that more people than ever were taking journeys for pleasure, to view picturesque scenery, to visit a spa town or the seaside, or to stay with distant relations. The Austen family were very much part of this trend, and Jane was familiar with most of the counties of southern England, from Kent in the east to Devon in the west, and as far north as Staffordshire.

With one exception, all of her heroines leave home at some point in their story to travel to a different part of the country and, even in Emma, where the heroine remains in her village, other characters travel about in quest of health, amusement or a marriage partner. 

Hazel Jones provides the context for this rage for travel, drawing on a wide range of archives and contemporary printed material, as well as on Jane Austen's own letters and novels. From maps to inns, from travelling dress to turnpikes, every detail is brought vividly before the reader's eyes.


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Jane & Me: My Austen Heritage

Jane & Me: My Austen Heritage

Caroline Jane Knight

$32.95
Caroline Jane Knight shares more than Jane Austen's name and DNA. As a direct descendant of Jane's brother, Edward Knight, Caroline is the last of the Austen Knight family to grow up at Chawton House on the estate where Jane Austen lived and enjoyed the most productive period of her writing career.

Caroline explored the same places around Chawton House and its grounds as Jane did, dined at the same table in the same dining room, read in the same library and shared the same dream of independence.

Caroline's early life was filled with the delights of living in a sixteenth-century English manor, the good cheer of family gatherings and centuries-old Christmas traditions in the Great Hall of Chawton House, the beauty of a country life, and the joys of helping her Granny bake cakes and serve Jane Austen devotees in the Chawton House tea room. But when she was seventeen, Caroline and her family were forced to leave the home her family had lived in for centuries. Heartbroken, but determined to leave all things Austen behind her, Caroline eventually carved out a highly successful career in business.

This is the story of Caroline's tumultuous journey to success, her ultimate crisis, her rediscovery and embrace of her Austen heritage, and the creation of the Jane Austen Literacy Foundation.


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Biographic Austen: Great Lives in Graphic Form

Biographic Austen: Great Lives in Graphic Form

Sophie Collins

$19.99
A unique and fun way to know your Jane! 50 defining facts, dates, thoughts, habits and achievements of Jane Austen, presented with infographics.

Many people know that Austen was one of the greatest literary voices in history. What, perhaps, they don't know is that she was one of eight children of a clergyman; that all of her novels were originally published anonymously; and that she once accepted a marriage proposal, but changed her mind the following day.

These vivid snapshots are a quick-fire journey through truths and trivia that is the most entertaining way to follow in the footsteps of Jane.


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Marrying Mr Darcy: The Pride & Prejudice Card Game

Marrying Mr Darcy: The Pride & Prejudice Card Game

Game

$63.00
It is a truth universally acknowledged, that lovers of Pride and Prejudice want to marry Mr. Darcy.

Marrying Mr. Darcy is a strategy card game where players are one of the female characters from Jane Austen’s novel Pride and Prejudice.

Players work to improve themselves and attract the attention of the available Suitors. The ladies do this by attending Events and improving their Characters, but advantage can be gained by the use of Cunning. All of their efforts are in hopes of marrying well and becoming the most satisfied character at the end of the game! 
 
Marrying Mr Darcy Game at Abbey's Bookshop 131 York Street, Sydney

Marrying Mr Darcy Game at Abbey's Bookshop 131 York Street, Sydney


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Marrying Mr Darcy: Emma Expansion

Marrying Mr Darcy: Emma Expansion

Games

$26.00

 The Emma Expansion for Marrying Mr. Darcy - the Pride and Prejudice Card Game has new characters, new events, and a lot more meddling!

 

Marrying Mr. Darcy is a strategy card game where players are one of the female characters from Jane Austen’s novel Pride and Prejudice. Players work to earn points and attract the attention of available suitors. Our heroines do this by attending events and improving their characters, but advantage can be gained by the use of cunning. All of their efforts are in hopes of marrying well and becoming the most satisfied character at the end of the game!

 

The Emma Expansion includes 6 new Heroine Cards, 5 new suitor cards, and 60 new event cards all inspired by Jane Austen's "Emma." Just replace your Marrying Mr. Darcy Heroine, Suitor, and Event cards with the new Emma Expansion and you are all set to play! You'll enjoy new Emma-appropriate activities such as Blunders, Interference, Gossip, and Revelations. Additionally, each new playable Heroine features a new "lady power" for variation in gameplay every time!

 



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Marrying Mr Darcy: Undead Expansion

Marrying Mr Darcy: Undead Expansion

Game

$15.00
The new Marrying Mr. Darcy: Undead Expansion adds the threat of the walking undead to the heroines' attempts to build their character and marry well. Elizabeth Bennet and the other ladies must now face the possibility of undead attacks, undead suitors, and curses, while still trying to marry the suitor that will earn them the most happiness. The ladies may use weapons, stealth, and cures to try to make it to the end of the game, but may end up undead themselves. Click here for the base game.

Marrying Mr Darcy: the Undead Expansion at Abbey's Bookshop 131 York Street, Sydney



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Jane Austen Project

Jane Austen Project

Kathleen A Flynn

$29.95
Perfect for fans of Jane Austen, this engrossing debut novel offers an unusual twist on the legacy of one of the world's most celebrated and beloved authors: two researchers from the future are sent back in time to meet Jane and recover a suspected unpublished novel.

London, 1815: Two travelers-Rachel Katzman and Liam Finucane-arrive in a field in rural England, disheveled and weighed down with hidden money. Turned away at a nearby inn, they are forced to travel by coach all night to London. They are not what they seem, but rather colleagues who have come back in time from a technologically advanced future, posing as wealthy West Indies planters-a doctor and his spinster sister. While Rachel and Liam aren't the first team from the future to "go back," their mission is by far the most audacious: meet, befriend, and steal from Jane Austen herself.

Carefully selected and rigorously trained by The Royal Institute for Special Topics in Physics, disaster-relief doctor Rachel and actor-turned-scholar Liam have little in common besides the extraordinary circumstances they find themselves in. Circumstances that call for Rachel to stifle her independent nature and let Liam take the lead as they infiltrate Austen's circle via her favorite brother, Henry.

But diagnosing Jane's fatal illness and obtaining an unpublished novel hinted at in her letters pose enough of a challenge without the continuous convolutions of living a lie. While her friendship with Jane deepens and her relationship with Liam grows complicated, Rachel fights to reconcile the woman she is with the proper lady nineteenth-century society expects her to be. As their portal to the future prepares to close, Rachel and Liam struggle with their directive to leave history intact and exactly as they found ithowever heartbreaking that may prove.

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Death Comes to Pemberley

Death Comes to Pemberley

P. D. James

$19.99
The world is classic Jane Austen. The mystery is vintage P.D. James. The year is 1803, and Mark Darcy and Elizabeth Bennet have been married for six years.

There are now two handsome and healthy sons in the nursery, Elizabeth's beloved sister Jane and her husband Bingley live nearby and the orderly world of Pemberley seems unassailable. But all this is threatened when, on the eve of the annual autumn ball, the guests are preparing to retire for the night when a chaise appears, rocking down the path from Pemberley's wild woodland. As it pulls up, Lydia Wickham - Elizabeth Bennet's younger, unreliable sister - stumbles out screaming that her husband has been murdered. Two great literary minds - master of suspense P.D. James and literary icon Jane Austen - come together in Death Comes to Pemberley, a bestselling historical crime fiction tribute to Pride and Prejudice. Conjuring the world of Elizabeth Bennet and Mark Darcy and combining the trappings of Regency British society with a classic murder mystery, James creates a delightful mash-up that will intrigue any Janeite.

From the bestselling author of The Murder Room, Children of Men and A Certain Justice, comes a wonderful mixture of the nation's greatest romance and best-loved crime fiction. In 2014, this novel was adapted as a miniseries by the BBC in 2013, starring Matthew Rhys as Darcy, Anna Maxwell Martin as Elizabeth Bennet and Jenna Coleman as Lydia Wickham.



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Death Comes to Pemberley (TV Tie-In)

Death Comes to Pemberley (TV Tie-In)

P. D. James

$19.99
The world is classic Jane Austen. The mystery is vintage P.D. James. The year is 1803, and Mark Darcy and Elizabeth Bennet have been married for six years.

There are now two handsome and healthy sons in the nursery, Elizabeth's beloved sister Jane and her husband Bingley live nearby and the orderly world of Pemberley seems unassailable. But all this is threatened when, on the eve of the annual autumn ball, the guests are preparing to retire for the night when a chaise appears, rocking down the path from Pemberley's wild woodland. As it pulls up, Lydia Wickham - Elizabeth Bennet's younger, unreliable sister - stumbles out screaming that her husband has been murdered. Two great literary minds - master of suspense P.D. James and literary icon Jane Austen - come together in Death Comes to Pemberley, a bestselling historical crime fiction tribute to Pride and Prejudice. Conjuring the world of Elizabeth Bennet and Mark Darcy and combining the trappings of Regency British society with a classic murder mystery, James creates a delightful mash-up that will intrigue any Janeite.

From the bestselling author of The Murder Room, Children of Men and A Certain Justice, comes a wonderful mixture of the nation's greatest romance and best-loved crime fiction. In 2014, this novel was adapted as a miniseries by the BBC in 2013, starring Matthew Rhys as Darcy, Anna Maxwell Martin as Elizabeth Bennet and Jenna Coleman as Lydia Wickham.



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Love & Friendship: In Which Jane Austen's Lady Susan Vernon is Entirely Vindicated

Love & Friendship: In Which Jane Austen's Lady Susan Vernon is Entirely Vindicated

Whit Stillman

$29.99
A clever re-imagining of Jane Austen's novella Lady Susan by acclaimed filmmaker Whit Stillman. Jane Austen's funniest novel is also her least known - until now...

Impossibly beautiful, disarmingly witty, and completely self-absorbed: meet Lady Susan Vernon, both the heart and the thorn of Love & Friendship.

Recently widowed with a daughter who's coming of age as quickly as their funds are dwindling, Lady Susan makes it her mission to find them wealthy husbands - and fast. But when her attempts to secure their futures result only in the wrath of a prominent conquest's wife and the title of 'most accomplished coquette in England', Lady Susan must rethink her strategy.

Unannounced, she arrives at her brother-in-law's country estate. Here she intends to take refuge - in no less than luxury, of course - from the colorful rumors trailing her, while finding another avenue to 'I do'. Before the scandalizing gossip can run its course, though, romantic triangles ensue.

With a pitch-perfect Austenian sensibility and wry social commentary, filmmaker and writer Whit Stillman cleverly re-imagines and completes one of our greatest writers' unfinished works. As much homage to its muse's perennial influence as testament to its author's brilliance, Love & Friendship is a sharp comedy of manners, and a fiendishly funny treat for Austen and Stillman fans alike.

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The Missing Manuscript of Jane Austen

The Missing Manuscript of Jane Austen

Syrie James

$32.99  $10.00
Samantha McDonough cannot believe her eyes or her luck when she discovers, tucked inside a 200 year old book of poetry, a letter almost certainly written by Jane Austen.

The letter offers a clue to what could be one of the most important literary events of modern times: an undiscovered novel by Jane Austen. Discovering the manuscript in the centuries-old home of the handsome yet stern Anthony Whitaker, Samantha finds herself immediately absorbed in the story of a young woman on the verge of discovering the bittersweet truths of life and love.


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Jane And The Twelve Days Of Christmas: Being a Jane Austen Mystery

Jane And The Twelve Days Of Christmas: Being a Jane Austen Mystery

Stephanie Barron

$29.95
Christmas Eve, 1814: Jane Austen has been invited to spend the holiday with family and friends at The Vyne, the gorgeous ancestral home of the wealthy Chute family.

As friends begin to gather beneath the mistletoe for Christmas festivities, Jane and her circle are in a celebratory mood. Jane, however, soon discovers holiday cheer is fleeting.

One of the Yuletide dies in a tragic accident whose circumstances Jane immediately views with suspicion. With clues scattered amidst cleverly-crafted charades, whom can Jane trust to help her discover the truth and stop the killer?


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Letters to Alice: On First Reading Jane Austen

Letters to Alice: On First Reading Jane Austen

Fay Weldon

$24.99
Alice is an eighteen-year-old student and aspiring novelist with green spiky hair, a child of the modern age who recoils at the idea of reading Jane Austen.

In a sequence of letters reminiscent of Jane Austen's to her own niece, 'aunt' Fay examines the rewards of such study. Not only is her correspondence a revealing tribute to a great writer - it is also an original and rewarding exploration of the craft of fiction itself.



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Heartstone

Heartstone

Elle Katharine White

$27.95
GALAXY BOOKSELLER PICK ----- As an Austen fan, I was drawn to this fantasy retelling of Pride and Prejudice and was far from disappointed. White takes the framework of the original, so the proposals, the separations, the misconceptions are all still there, however she breathed new life into this classic with the inclusion of dragons, warriors and the constant threat of supernatural predators. Although they are not the exact same characters with the same dynamics as in Pride and Prejudice, you can recognise Austen's influence in White’s creation, only with less formality and comedic ridiculousness. White seamlessly added supernatural characters with distinct personalities to the mix. I loved the combination of the familiar and the new, where although I had a pretty good idea of where the story was going, thanks to White retaining the hallmark events of Pride and Prejudice, my journey went down different roads and the reading experience still felt fresh. It reads lighter than the original, but also puts a different spin on why characters made the choices they did. White surprised me at times. And best of all, she demonstrated a far, far greater respect and understanding of her story's source than Seth Grahame-Smith did when he clumsily Frankensteined zombies into the story. Although the writing and setting was not as Austenesque as Mary Robinette Kowal's Glamorist Histories, Heartstone stands as a worthy retelling of a classic and a fun fantasy read in its own right. Allison Rogers

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A debut historical fantasy that recasts Jane Austen's beloved Pride & Prejudice in an imaginative world of wyverns, dragons, and the warriors who fight alongside them against the monsters that threaten the kingdom: gryphons, direwolves, lamias, banshees, and lindworms.

They say a Rider in possession of a good blade must be in want of a monster to slay-and Merybourne Manor has plenty of monsters.

Passionate, headstrong Aliza Bentaine knows this all too well; she's already lost one sister to the invading gryphons. So when Lord Merybourne hires a band of Riders to hunt down the horde, Aliza is relieved her home will soon be safe again.

Her relief is short-lived. With the arrival of the haughty and handsome dragonrider, Alastair Daired, Aliza expects a battle; what she doesn't expect is a romantic clash of wills, pitting words and wit against the pride of an ancient house. Nor does she anticipate the mystery that follows them from Merybourne Manor, its roots running deep as the foundations of the kingdom itself, where something old and dreadful slumbers... something far more sinister than gryphons.

It's a war Aliza is ill-prepared to wage, on a battlefield she's never known before: one spanning kingdoms, class lines, and the curious nature of her own heart.

Elle Katharine White infuses elements of Austen's beloved novel with her own brand of magic, crafting a modern epic fantasy that conjures a familiar yet wondrously unique new world.

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Pride and Prejudice and Zombies (GN)

Pride and Prejudice and Zombies (GN)

Seth Grahame-Smith ,  Jane Austen ,  Tony Lee ,  Cliff Richards

$21.99
It is a truth universally acknowledged that a zombie in possession of brains must be in want of more brains.

So begins Pride and Prejudice and Zombies -- Austen's classic fiendishly mashed-up with scenes of zombie mayhem. This graphic novel adaptation of the New York Times bestseller and major pop culture phenomenon, featuring original art, will bring this sensational tale to a whole new audience.


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Jane Austen (Barnes & Noble Omnibus Leatherbound Classics): Seven Novels

Jane Austen (Barnes & Noble Omnibus Leatherbound Classics): Seven Novels

Jane Austen

$49.99
In a publishing career that spanned less than a decade, Jane Austen revolutionized the literary romance, using it as a stage from which to address issues of gender politics and class-consciousness rarely expressed in her day. The novels included in this beautiful leatherbound collection- 'Sense and Sensibility', 'Pride and Prejudice', 'Mansfield Park', 'Emma', 'Northanger Abbey', 'Persuasion', and 'Lady Susan' - represent all of Austen's mature work as a novelist, and provide the reader with an introduction to the world she and her memorable characters inhabited. Jane Austen: Seven Novels is part of Barnes & Noble's series of quality leatherbound volumes. Each title in the series presents a classic work in an attractively designed edition bound in genuine bonded leather. These books make elegant additions to any home library.

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Jane Austen: Four Novels

Jane Austen: Four Novels

Jane Austen ,  Andrew Taggart

$39.99
Jane Austen's stories of clever women, elusive love, and social mores have struck a chord with millions of fans who consider her work compelling, heartwarming, and essential. Adapted time and time again for screen and stage, these enduring classics remain as enjoyable as ever, the perfect addition to every home library.

This revised, elegant edition collects Austen's acclaimed novels Sense and Sensibility, Pride and Prejudice, Emma, and Northanger Abbey. New readers will be enchanted once they open the genuine leather cover, see the specially designed end papers, and read these brilliant stories, while readers familiar with Austen's genius will enjoy the introduction from an acclaimed Austen scholar that provides background and context for the works they've always loved.

Just like Jane Austen's memorable characters, readers will fall in love—with this remarkable keepsake!


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Sense and Sensibility

Sense and Sensibility

Jane Austen ,  Ros Ballaster ,  Ros Ballaster ,  Tony Tanner

$12.99
Marianne Dashwood wears her heart on her sleeve, and when she falls in love with the dashing but unsuitable John Willoughby she ignores her sister Elinor's warning that her impulsive behaviour leaves her open to gossip and innuendo. Meanwhile Elinor, always sensitive to social convention, is struggling to conceal her own romantic disappointment, even from those closest to her. Through their parallel experience of love - and its threatened loss - the sisters learn that sense must mix with sensibility if they are to find personal happiness in a society where status and money govern the rules of love.

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Pride and Prejudice

Pride and Prejudice

Jane Austen ,  Vivien Jones ,  Tony Tanner ,  Anne Rees Jones

$12.99
When Elizabeth Bennet first meets eligible bachelor Fitzwilliam Darcy, she thinks him arrogant and conceited; he is indifferent to her good looks and lively mind. When she later discovers that Darcy has involved himself in the troubled relationship between his friend Bingley and her beloved sister Jane, she is determined to dislike him more than ever. In the sparkling comedy of manners that follows, Jane Austen shows the folly of judging by first impressions and superbly evokes the friendships, gossip and snobberies of provincial middle-class life.

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Mansfield Park

Mansfield Park

Jane Austen ,  Tony Tanner ,  Kathryn Sutherland ,  Kathryn Sutherland

$14.99
Taken from the poverty of her parents' home in Portsmouth, Fanny Price is brought up with her rich cousins at Mansfield Park, acutely aware of her humble rank and with her cousin Edmund as her sole ally. During her uncle's absence in Antigua, the Crawford's arrive in the neighbourhood bringing with them the glamour of London life and a reckless taste for flirtation. Mansfield Park is considered Jane Austen's first mature work and, with its quiet heroine and subtle examination of social position and moral integrity, one of her most profound.

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Emma

Emma

Jane Austen ,  Fiona Stafford ,  Fiona Stafford

$12.99
Beautiful, clever, rich - and single - Emma Woodhouse is perfectly content with her life and sees no need for either love or marriage. Nothing, however, delights her more than interfering in the romantic lives of others. But when she ignores the warnings of her good friend Mr Knightley and attempts to arrange a suitable match for her protegee Harriet Smith, her carefully laid plans soon unravel and have consequences that she never expected. With its imperfect but charming heroine and its witty and subtle exploration of relationships, Emma is often seen as Jane Austen's most flawless work.

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Persuasion

Persuasion

Jane Austen ,  Gillian Beer ,  Gillian Beer

$12.99
At twenty-seven, Anne Elliot is no longer young and has few romantic prospects. Eight years earlier, she had been persuaded by her friend Lady Russell to break off her engagement to Frederick Wentworth, a handsome naval captain with neither fortune nor rank. What happens when they encounter each other again is movingly told in Jane Austen's last completed novel. Set in the fashionable societies of Lyme Regis and Bath, Persuasion is a brilliant satire of vanity and pretension, but, above all, it is a love story tinged with the heartache of missed opportunities.

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Northanger Abbey

Northanger Abbey

Jane Austen ,  Marilyn Butler ,  Marilyn Butler

$12.99
During an eventful season at Bath, young, naive Catherine Morland experiences the joys of fashionable society for the first time. She is delighted with her new acquaintances: flirtatious Isabella, who shares Catherine's love of Gothic romance and horror, and sophisticated Henry and Eleanor Tilney, who invite her to their father's mysterious house, Northanger Abbey. There, her imagination influenced by novels of sensation and intrigue, Catherine imagines terrible crimes committed by General Tilney. With its broad comedy and irrepressible heroine, this is the most youthful and and optimistic of Jane Austen's works.

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Love and Freindship: And Other Youthful Writings

Love and Freindship: And Other Youthful Writings

Jane Austen ,  Christine Alexander

$24.99
Jane Austen's brilliant, hilarious - and often outrageous - early stories, sketches and pieces of nonsense. Jane Austen's earliest writing dates from when she was just eleven years, and already shows the hallmarks of her mature work: wit, acute insight into human folly, and a preoccupation with manners, morals and money. But it is also a product of the eighteenth century in which she grew up - dark, grotesque, often surprisingly bawdy, and a far cry from the polished, sparkling novels of manners for which she became famous. Drunken heroines, babies who bite off their mother's fingers, and a letter-writer who has murdered her whole family all feature in these very funny pieces. This edition includes all of Austen's juvenilia, including her 'History of England' - written by 'a partial, prejudiced, and ignorant Historian' - and the novella 'Lady Susan', in which the anti-heroine schemes and cheats her way through high society. Taken together, they offer a fascinating - and often surprising - insight into the early Austen. This major new edition is the first time Austen's juvenilia has appeared in Penguin Classics. 

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Pride and Prejudice

Pride and Prejudice

Jane Austen

$12.99
Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice is the original romantic comedy, brimful of wit and wisdom. When the haughty and aristocratic Darcy refuses to dance with Elizabeth Bennett, she instantly dislikes him, despite his reputation as a wealthy and eligible bachelor. Are her first impressions correct, or is there more to Darcy than meets the eye? Sharply observed and sparklingly funny, this is one of the most delightful love stories ever written.

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Pride and Prejudice

Pride and Prejudice

Jane Austen

$12.99
Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice is the original romantic comedy, brimful of wit and wisdom. When the haughty and aristocratic Darcy refuses to dance with Elizabeth Bennett, she instantly dislikes him, despite his reputation as a wealthy and eligible bachelor. Are her first impressions correct, or is there more to Darcy than meets the eye? Sharply observed and sparklingly funny, this is one of the most delightful love stories ever written.

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Sense and Sensibility

Sense and Sensibility

Jane Austen ,  James Kinsley

$17.95
Pray, pray be composed, cried Elinor, and do not betray what you feel to every body present. Perhaps he has not observed you yet. For Elinor Dashwood, sensible and sensitive, and her romantic, impetuous younger sister Marianne, the prospect of marrying the men they love appears remote. In a world ruled by money and self-interest, the Dashwood sisters have neither fortune nor connections. Concerned for others and for social proprieties, Elinor is ill-equipped to compete with self-centred fortune-hunters like Lucy Steele, whilst Marianne's unswerving belief in the truth of her own feelings makes her more dangerously susceptible to the designs of unscrupulous men. Through her heroines' parallel experiences of love, loss, and hope, Jane Austen offers a powerful analysis of the ways in which women's lives were shaped by the claustrophobic society in which they had to survive. ABOUT THE SERIES: For over 100 years Oxford World's Classics has made available the widest range of literature from around the globe. Each affordable volume reflects Oxford's commitment to scholarship, providing the most accurate text plus a wealth of other valuable features, including expert introductions by leading authorities, helpful notes to clarify the text, up-to-date bibliographies for further study, and much more.

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Pride and Prejudice

Pride and Prejudice

Jane Austen ,  James Kinsley

$9.95
'This perfect indifference, and your pointed dislike, make it so delightfully absurd!' Pride and Prejudice has delighted generations of readers with its unforgettable cast of characters, carefully choreographed plot, and a hugely entertaining view of the world and its absurdities. With the arrival of eligible young men in their neighbourhood, the lives of Mr and Mrs Bennet and their five daughters are turned inside out and menide down. Pride encounters prejudice, upward-mobility confronts social disdain, and quick-wittedness challenges sagacity, as misconceptions and hasty judgements lead to heartache and scandal, but eventually to true understanding, self-knowledge, and love. In this supremely satisfying story, Jane Austen balances comedy with seriousness, and witty observation with profound insight. If Elizabeth Bennet returns again and again to her letter from Mr Darcy, readers of the novel are drawn even more irresistibly by its captivating wisdom. ABOUT THE SERIES: For over 100 years Oxford World's Classics has made available the widest range of literature from around the globe. Each affordable volume reflects Oxford's commitment to scholarship, providing the most accurate text plus a wealth of other valuable features, including expert introductions by leading authorities, helpful notes to clarify the text, up-to-date bibliographies for further study, and much more.

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Mansfield Park

Mansfield Park

Jane Austen ,  James Kinsley

$17.95
Me! cried Fanny... Indeed you must excuse me. I could not act any thing if you were to give me the world. No, indeed, I cannot act. At the age of ten, Fanny Price leaves the poverty of her Portsmouth home to be brought up among the family of her wealthy uncle, Sir Thomas Bertram, in the chilly grandeur of Mansfield Park. There she accepts her lowly status, and gradually falls in love with her cousin Edmund. When the dazzling and sophisticated Henry and Mary Crawford arrive, Fanny watches as her cousins become embroiled in rivalry and sexual jealousy. As the company starts to rehearse a play by way of entertainment, Fanny struggles to retain her independence in the face of the Crawfords' dangerous attractions; and when Henry turns his attentions to her, the drama really begins...This new edition does full justice to Austen's complex and subtle story, placing it in its Regency context and elucidating the theatrical background that pervades the novel. ABOUT THE SERIES: For over 100 years Oxford World's Classics has made available the widest range of literature from around the globe. Each affordable volume reflects Oxford's commitment to scholarship, providing the most accurate text plus a wealth of other valuable features, including expert introductions by leading authorities, helpful notes to clarify the text, up-to-date bibliographies for further study, and much more.

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Emma

Emma

Jane Austen ,  James Kinsley

$17.95
'I wonder what will become of her!' So speculate the friends and neighbours of Emma Woodhouse, the lovely, lively, wilful,and fallible heroine of Jane Austen's fourth published novel. Confident that she knows best, Emma schemes to find a suitable husband for her pliant friend Harriet, only to discover that she understands the feelings of others as little as she does her own heart. As Emma puzzles and blunders her way through the mysteries of her social world, Austen evokes for her readers a cast of unforgettable characters and a detailed portrait of a small town undergoing historical transition. Written with matchless wit and irony, judged by many to be her finest novel, Emma has been adapted many times for film and television. This new edition shows how Austen brilliantly turns the everyday into the exceptional. ABOUT THE SERIES: For over 100 years Oxford World's Classics has made available the widest range of literature from around the globe. Each affordable volume reflects Oxford's commitment to scholarship, providing the most accurate text plus a wealth of other valuable features, including expert introductions by leading authorities, helpful notes to clarify the text, up-to-date bibliographies for further study, and much more.

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Persuasion

Persuasion

Jane Austen ,  James Kinsley

$9.95
'She had been forced into prudence in her youth, she learned romance as she grew older - the natural sequel of an unnatural beginning.' Anne Elliot seems to have given up on present happiness and has resigned herself to living off her memories. More than seven years earlier she complied with duty: persuaded to view the match as imprudent and improper, she broke off her engagement to a naval captain with neither fortune, ancestry, nor prospects. However, when peacetime arrives and brings the Navy home, and Anne encounters Captain Wentworth once more, she starts to believe in second chances. Persuasion celebrates romantic constancy in an era of turbulent change. Written as the Napoleonic Wars were ending, the novel examines how a woman can at once remain faithful to her past and still move forward into the future. ABOUT THE SERIES: For over 100 years Oxford World's Classics has made available the widest range of literature from around the globe. Each affordable volume reflects Oxford's commitment to scholarship, providing the most accurate text plus a wealth of other valuable features, including expert introductions by leading authorities, helpful notes to clarify the text, up-to-date bibliographies for further study, and much more. .

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Northanger Abbey, Lady Susan, The Watsons, Sanditon

Northanger Abbey, Lady Susan, The Watsons, Sanditon

Jane Austen ,  John Davie ,  James Kinsley

$15.95
'...in suspecting General Tilney of either murdering or shutting up his wife, she had scarcely sinned against his character, or magnified his cruelty.' Northanger Abbey is about the misadventures of Catherine Morland, young, ingenuous, and mettlesome, and an indefatigable reader of gothic novels. Their romantic excess and dark overstatement feed her imagination, as tyrannical fathers and diabolical villains work their evil on forlorn heroines in isolated settings. What could be more remote from the uneventful securities of life in the midland counties of England? Yet as Austen brilliantly contrasts fiction with reality, ordinary life takes a more sinister turn, and edginess and circumspection are reaffirmed alongside comedy and literary burlesque. Also including Austen's other short fictions, Lady Susan, The Watsons, and Sanditon, this valuable new edition examines the ambitious and innovative works with which she inaugurated as well as closed her career. ABOUT THE SERIES: For over 100 years Oxford World's Classics has made available the widest range of literature from around the globe. Each affordable volume reflects Oxford's commitment to scholarship, providing the most accurate text plus a wealth of other valuable features, including expert introductions by leading authorities, helpful notes to clarify the text, up-to-date bibliographies for further study, and much more.

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Teenage Writings

Teenage Writings

Jane Austen ,  Kathryn Sutherland ,  Freya Johnston

$17.95
'Jane Austen practising' Virginia Woolf Three notebooks of Jane Austen's teenage writings survive. The earliest pieces probably date from 1786 or 1787, around the time that Jane, aged 11 or 12, and her older sister and collaborator Cassandra left school. By this point Austen was already an indiscriminate and precocious reader, devouring pulp fiction and classic literature alike; what she read, she soon began to imitate and parody. Unlike many teenage writings then and now, these are not secret or agonized confessions entrusted to a private journal and for the writer's eyes alone. Rather, they are stories to be shared and admired by a named audience of family and friends. Devices and themes which appear subtly in Austen's later fiction run riot openly and exuberantly across the teenage page. Drunkenness, brawling, sexual misdemeanour, theft, and even murder prevail.

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Sense and Sensibility

Sense and Sensibility

Jane Austen

$14.99
Elinor is as prudent as her sister Marianne is impetuous. Each must learn from the other after they are they are forced by their father's death to leave their home and enter into the contests of polite society. The charms of unsuitable men and the schemes of rival ladies mean that their paths to success are thwart with disappointment but together they attempt to find a way to happiness.

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Pride and Prejudice

Pride and Prejudice

Jane Austen

$14.99
Elizabeth Bennett is young, clever and attractive, but her mother is a nightmare and she and her four sisters are in dire need of financial security and escape in the shape of husbands. The arrival of nice Mr Bingley and arrogant Mr Darcy in the neighbourhood turns all their lives upside down in this witty drama of friendship, rivalry, enmity and love.

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Emma

Emma

Jane Austen

$19.95
Emma is young, rich and independent. She has decided not to get married and instead spends her time organising her acquaintances' love affairs. Her plans for the matrimonial success of her new friend Harriet, however, lead her into complications that ultimately test her own detachment from the world of romance.

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The Annotated Pride And Prejudice

The Annotated Pride And Prejudice

Jane Austen ,  David M. Shapard

$27.99
This Revised and Expanded Edition contains hundreds of new notes and illustrations. The first-ever fully annotated edition of one of the most beloved novels in the world is a sheer delight for Jane Austen fans. Here is the complete text of Pride and Prejudice with thousands of annotations on facing pages, including:

 

Explanations of historical context

 

Rules of etiquette, class differences, the position of women, legal and economic realities, leisure activities, and more.

 

Citations from Austen s life, letters, and other writings

 

Parallels between the novel and Austen s experience are revealed, along with writings that illuminate her beliefs and opinions.

 

Definitions and clarifications

 

Archaic words, words still in use whose meanings have changed, and obscure passages are explained.

 

Literary comments and analyses

 

Insightful notes highlight Austen s artistry and point out the subtle ways she develops her characters and themes.

 

Maps and illustrations

 

of places and objects mentioned in the novel.

 

An introduction, a bibliography, and a detailed chronology of events

 

Of course, one can enjoy the novel without knowing the precise definition of a gentleman, or what it signifies that a character drives a coach rather than a hack chaise, or the rules governing social interaction at a ball, but readers of The Annotated Pride and Prejudice will find that these kinds of details add immeasurably to understanding and enjoying the intricate psychological interplay of Austen s immortal characters.

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The Annotated Mansfield Park

The Annotated Mansfield Park

Jane Austen ,  David M. Shapard

$33.95
From the editor of the popular Annotated Pride and Prejudice comes an annotated edition of Jane Austen's Mansfield Park that makes her story of an impoverished girl living with her wealthy relatives an even more satisfying read. Here is the complete text of Austen's own favorite novel with more than 2,300 annotations on facing pages, including: ‚ Explanations of historical context‚ Citations from Austen's life, letters, and other writings‚ Definitions and clarifications‚ Literary comments and analysis‚ Maps of places in the novel‚ An introduction, bibliography, and detailed chronology of events‚ More than 225 informative illustrations Filled with fascinating details about the characters' clothes, houses, and carriages, as well as background information on such relevant issues as career paths in the British navy, contemporary attitudes toward slavery, and the legal and social consequences of adultery, David M. Shapard's Annotated Mansfield Park brings Austen's world into richer focus.

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Sense and Sensibility

Sense and Sensibility

Jane Austen

$19.99
Jane Austen wrote the original draft of Sense and Sensibility around 1795 at the age of nineteen, and published it in 1811. This classic tale takes place in southwest England and follows the Dashwood sisters, Elinor and Marianne, who are reduced to meager means when their father passes and entrusts his fortune to their half brother, John. Now available as part of the Word Cloud Classics series, Sense and Sensibility, a story of love, romance, and heartache, is a must-have addition to the libraries of all classic literature lovers.

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Pride and Prejudice

Pride and Prejudice

Jane Austen

$19.99
First published in 1813, Pride and Prejudice is one of the most popular and beloved British novels of all-time, maintaining its allure for contemporary readers everywhere and selling millions of copies worldwide! Jane Austen's novel tells the story of the five unmarried Bennet sisters, daughters of a humble country squire, as they deal with the issues of marriage, manners, and upbringing in English country life. Now available as part of the Word Cloud Classics series, Pride and Prejudice is a must-have addition to the libraries of all classic literature lovers.

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Mansfield Park

Mansfield Park

Jane Austen

$19.99
Social class, friendship, and morality meet in a tangled web that only love can unweaveJane Austen's novel Mansfield Park, first published in 1814, tells the story of young Fanny Price, who is sent to live with her wealthy relatives, the Bertrams, at the age of ten. As she grows up, she develops deep feelings for her cousin Edmund Bertram, the only person at Mansfield Park who shows her true kindness. When the Bertram family is thrown into scandal and disorder, Fanny and Edmund must overcome the chaos around them so they can come to terms with the affection that they have for one another. A classic story that deals with social structures, friendship, morality, and love, Mansfield Park is now available in a handsome Word Cloud Classics edition, making it a treasured addition to any reader's bookshelf.

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Persuasion

Persuasion

Jane Austen

$19.99
Published in 1818, Persuasion was Jane Austen's last completed novel. In this compelling love story, Anne Elliott is unhappy and unmarried twenty-seven. At the urging of her family, she broke her engagement to the man she loved eight years before because he was poor and didn't have good family connections. When they meet again, he is wealthy, a captain in the navy, and looking for a wife, but he has not forgiven Anne for her rejection and resolves not to fall in love with her again. With a heat-burnished cover, foil stamping, and designed endpapers, the Word Cloud Classics edition of Persuasion is the perfect addition to any bookshelf!

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Northanger Abbey

Northanger Abbey

Jane Austen

$19.99
A young woman comes of age and realizes that life is not a Gothic novelA timeless classic, Jane Austen's Northanger Abbey is both a coming of age story and a parody of the Gothic novels of the nineteenth century. Catherine Morland is destined to be the heroine of her own life story as she navigates friendships and romantic relationships, and as she learns to let go of childish notions of fantasy regarding the lives of others. Held from publication for more than a decade, this story was an instant success when it was finally released in 1817. This Canterbury Classic Word Cloud makes a fine addition to any home library.

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Sense and Sensibility

Sense and Sensibility

Jane Austen

$16.99
Two sisters of opposing temperament but who share the pangs of tragic love provide the subjects for Jane Austen's Sense and Sensibility. Elinor, practical and conventional, the epitome of sense, desires a man who is promised to another woman. Marianne, emotional and sentimental, the epitome of sensibility, loses her heart to a scoundrel who jilts her. A powerful drama of family life and growing up, the novel is at once a subtle comedy of manners and a striking critique of early nineteenth-century society. Gorgeously illustrated by the celebrated Hugh Thomson, this Macmillan Collector's Library edition also includes an afterword by author and critic Henry Hitchings. Designed to appeal to the booklover, the Macmillan Collector's Library is a series of beautiful gift editions of much loved classic titles. Macmillan Collector's Library are books to love and treasure.

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Pride and Prejudice

Pride and Prejudice

Jane Austen

$16.99
A tour de force of wit and sparkling dialogue, Pride and Prejudice shows how the headstrong Elizabeth Bennet and the aristocratic Mr Darcy must have their pride humbled and their prejudices dissolved before they can acknowledge their love for each other. Jane Austen's best-loved novel is an unforgettable story about the inaccuracy of first impressions, the power of reason, and above all the strange dynamics of human relationships and emotions. Gorgeously illustrated by the celebrated Hugh Thomson, this Macmillan Collector's Library edition also includes an afterword by author and critic Henry Hitchings. Designed to appeal to the booklover, the Macmillan Collector's Library is a series of beautiful gift editions of much loved classic titles. Macmillan Collector's Library are books to love and treasure.

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Mansfield Park

Mansfield Park

Jane Austen

$16.99
Aged ten, Fanny Price is sent to live with her wealthier relations, the Bertrams, at Mansfield Park. However, life there is not as she imagined. Treated with disdain by three of her cousins, she finds her only comfort in the kindness of the fourth, Edmund. As they grow, their friendship develops into romantic love - until the arrival of Henry Crawford and his charming sister Mary causes an emotional upheaval that no one in the family expects. With psychological insight and sparkling wit, Jane Austen paints an irresistibly lifelike portrait of shifting values and split loyalties. This gorgeous edition of Mansfield Park is delightfully illustrated by the celebrated Hugh Thomson and includes an afterword by historian and author Nigel Cliff. Designed to appeal to the booklover, the Macmillan Collector's Library is a series of beautiful gift editions of much loved classic titles. Macmillan Collector's Library are books to love and treasure.

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Emma

Emma

Jane Austen

$16.99
Oft-copied but never bettered, Jane Austen's Emma is a remarkable comedy of manners that follows the charming but insensitive Emma Woodhouse as she sets out on an ill-fated career of match-making in the little town of Highbury. Taking the pretty but dreary Harriet Smith as her subject, Emma creates misunderstandings and chaos as she tries to find Harriet a suitor, until she begins to realize it isn't the lives of others she must try to transform. Gorgeously illustrated by the celebrated Hugh Thomson, this Macmillan Collector's Library edition also includes an afterword by David Pinching. Designed to appeal to the booklover, the Macmillan Collector's Library is a series of beautiful gift editions of much loved classic titles. Macmillan Collector's Library are books to love and treasure.

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Persuasion

Persuasion

Jane Austen

$16.99
Jane Austen's final novel is her most mature and wickedly satirical. It follows the story of Anne Elliott, who as a teenager, was engaged to a seemingly ideal man, Frederick Wentworth. But after being persuaded by her friend Lady Russell that he is too poor to be a suitable match, Anne ends their engagement. When they are reacquainted eight years later, their circumstances are transformed: Frederick is returning triumphantly from the Napoleonic War, while Anne's fortunes are floundering. Will their past regrets prevent them from finding future happiness? Gorgeously illustrated by Hugh Thomson, this Macmillan Collector's Library edition of Persuasion also includes an afterword by author and critic Henry Hitchings. Designed to appeal to the booklover, the Macmillan Collector's Library is a series of beautiful gift editions of much loved classic titles. Macmillan Collector's Library are books to love and treasure.

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Northanger Abbey

Northanger Abbey

Jane Austen

$16.99
Broadly comedic and brilliantly postmodern in its lampooning of a genre, the Jane Austen classic Northanger Abbey tells the story of Catherine Morland, a naive young woman whose perceptions of the world around her are greatly influenced by the romantic gothic novels to which she is addicted. When she moves to Bath she sees mystery and intrigue all around her, not least of all in Northanger Abbey itself, the home of General Tilney and his handsome son Henry, where Catherine suspects a sinister crime has occurred. Gorgeously illustrated by the celebrated Hugh Thomson, this Macmillan Collector's Library edition also includes an afterword by David Pinching. Designed to appeal to the booklover, the Macmillan Collector's Library is a series of beautiful gift editions of much loved classic titles. Macmillan Collector's Library are books to love and treasure.

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Oxford Children's Classics: Pride and Prejudice

Oxford Children's Classics: Pride and Prejudice

Jane Austen

$11.95
Fall in love with Elizabeth and Mr Darcy ...It is a truth universally acknowledged that Pride and Prejudice is the greatest love story ever written in the English language. When Elizabeth meets Mr Darcy she finds him arrogant and aloof. He in turn is determined not to be impressed by her beauty and wit. But will they realize that first impressions are not always to be trusted? Oxford Children's Classics present not only the original and unabridged story of Pride and Prejudice but also help you to discover a whole world of new adventures with an amazing assortment of recommendations and activities.

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Classics Reimagined: Pride and Prejudice

Classics Reimagined: Pride and Prejudice

Jane Austen ,  Alice Pattullo

$29.99
The Classics Reimagined series is a library of stunning collector's editions of classic novels illustrated by contemporary artists from around the world. Each artist offers his or her own unique, visual interpretation of the most well-loved, widely read, and avidly collected literature from renowned authors. From Grimm's Fairy Tales to The Wonderful Wizard of Oz and from Edgar Allen Poe to Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, art lovers and book collectors alike will not be able to resist owning the whole collection.Enjoy Jane Austen's witty novel of love and misunderstanding as you've never seen it before! Alice Pattullo's colorful interpretation of Pride and Prejudice follows the romantic adventures of Bennett sisters, Mr. Bingley and his dour friend Mr. Darcy. Her folkloric, multi-faceted images, breathe new life into this engaging romantic novel, making it a collectible for book and art lovers every where.

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Pride & Prejudice: Drop Caps

Pride & Prejudice: Drop Caps

Jane Austen ,  Jessica Hische

$45.00
It all begins with a letter. Fall in love with Penguin DropCaps , a new series of twenty-six collectable hardcover editions with a gorgeous type cover for each letter of the alphabet. Featuring lettering by Jessica Hische, a superstar in the world of type and illustration, whose work has appeared everywhere from Tiffany & Co. to Wes Anderson's films to Penguin's own bestsellers, Penguin DropCaps debut with an A for Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice , a B for Charlotte Bronte's Jane Eyre , and a C for Willa Cather's My Antonia . A is for Austen. Few have failed to be charmed by the witty and independent spirit of Elizabeth Bennet in Austen's beloved classic Pride and Prejudice . Elizabeth's early determination to dislike Mr. Darcy is a prejudice only matched by the folly of his arrogant pride. Their first impressions give way to true feelings in a comedy profoundly concerned with happiness and how it might be achieved. Jessica Hische is a letterer, illustrator, typographer, and web designer. She currently serves on the Type Directors Club board of directors, has been named a Forbes Magazine 30 under 30 in art and design as well as an ADC Young Gun and one of Print Magazine's New Visual Artists . She has designed for Wes Anderson, McSweeney's, Tiffany & Co, Penguin Books and many others. She resides primarily in San Francisco, occasionally in Brooklyn, and can otherwise be found in airplanes en route to speaking engagements.

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A Novel Journal: Pride and Prejudice: Pride and Prejudice

A Novel Journal: Pride and Prejudice: Pride and Prejudice

Jane Austen

$19.99
A Novel Journal: Pride and Prejudice. Packaged in a luxurious heat-burnished cover with illustrated endpapers and a colored elastic band to close pages tight, this journal is a great gift or collectible for fans of The Pride and Prejudice. With the complete text of the original novel serving as the journal's lines, writers can use Austen's words as inspiration for their own creativity, or simply enjoy being reminded of this great story each time they sit to write.

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A Novel Journal: Emma: Emma

A Novel Journal: Emma: Emma

Jane Austen

$19.99
A Novel Journal: Emma. Packaged in a luxurious heat-burnished cover with illustrated endpapers and a colored elastic band to close pages tight, this journal is a great gift or collectible for fans of Emma. With the complete text of the original novel serving as the journal's lines, writers can use Austen's words as inspiration for their own creativity, or simply enjoy being reminded of this great story each time they sit to write.

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Sense and Sensibility

Sense and Sensibility

Jane Austen ,  Christina Bartolomeo

$16.99
Enjoy the romance and wit of the charming Dashwood sisters in Jane Austen's classic tale Sense and Sensibility.Jane Austen's debut novel, Sense and Sensibility has been resonating with readers since it was first published in 1811 and has been made into a number of adaptations.The Dashwood sisters couldn't be more different. While Elinor lives her life in a reasonable manner, Marianne tends to make decisions following her heart. But when it comes to finding a husband, the sisters realize, through much trial and error, that a combination of their personalities is ideal when it comes to finding true happiness. Beyond the romance, Sense and Sensibility is chock-full of humor and wit that is also a commentary on British middle-class society at the turn of the nineteenth century.Austen's mastery of irony, dialogue, and realism support character development and make Sense and Sensibility a pure pleasure to read. Complete and unabridged, this elegantly designed, clothbound edition features an elastic closure and a new introduction by Christina Bartolomeo.

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Emma

Emma

Jane Austen ,  Alison Fraser

$16.99
Dive into a world of romance, village life and even a little silliness in Jane Austen's timeless novel.Despite the fact that Jane Austen set out to write a story with heroine whom she said that no one but myself will much like, Emma has resonated with readers since its original publication in 1815 and has been retold many times for television and movies.Self-satisfied Emma Woodhouse thinks she is above romance of any kind, but when she decides she is a great matchmaker and sets out to find a wealthy husband for her friend, the sweet yet pitiable Harriet Smith, she crosses paths with the charming Mr. Knightley. Even though Emma tries to ignore her feelings for him, she ends up marrying him and realizes that Perfect happiness, even in memory, is not common.Beyond the romance, Emma is full of humor and wit and is also a commentary on upper-class social manners at the turn of the nineteenth century. The title character herself, rather you love her or hate her, is both inescapably self-delusional and rather fun to imagine.Complete and unabridged, this elegantly designed, clothbound edition features an elastic closure and a new introduction by Alison Fraser.

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Pride and Prejudice (Barnes & Noble Signature Edition)

Pride and Prejudice (Barnes & Noble Signature Edition)

Jane Austen ,  Sarah S. G. Frantz

$14.99
Elizabeth Bennet has no trouble making up her mind about Mr. Darcy. From the moment he enters the ball, he seems stiff, arrogant, and obnoxious. When Elizabeth overhears Darcy's charming friend Mr. Bingley suggest that he ask her to dance, Darcy's curt dismissal of the notion confirms her worst expectations. Despite his good looks, superior education, and vast wealth, Darcy is a stuffy, self-important snob, and the perfect target for Elizabeth's well-aimed wit.When her beloved sister Jane falls ill while visiting Mr. Bingley's sisters, Elizabeth rushes to Jane's sickbed and is forced to stay at the Bingleys' elegant rented manor for several days. She discovers that Mr. Bingley is falling deeply in love with Jane, that his sisters will do anything to prevent him from marrying her, and that Darcy is every bit as impossible as he appeared on first impression.Despite Elizabeth's negative feelings about Darcy, fate seems determined to keep throwing this mismatched pair together, and Darcy, almost in spite of himself, will make revelations that will end up causing Elizabeth to question everything she believes-not only about him, but about her own good judgment.Set in a time when marrying well was a woman's only way to assure a secure and comfortable future, Pride and Prejudice is arguably the forerunner of all romantic comedies and certainly one of the best-loved, most imitated novels of all time.

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Emma (Barnes & Noble Signature Edition)

Emma (Barnes & Noble Signature Edition)

Jane Austen

$14.99
Handsomely produced in hardcover at a very affordable price, Barnes & Noble Signature Editions have been carefully edited and reset in a modern design for greater readability. Each volume includes an introduction, informative notes and a chronology of the writer's life and times to enable the reader to gain a deeper understanding of these enduring works.

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Mansfield Park (Barnes & Noble Signature Edition)

Mansfield Park (Barnes & Noble Signature Edition)

Jane Austen ,  Deborah Lutz

$14.99
Handsomely produced in hardcover at a very affordable price, Barnes & Noble Signature Editions have been carefully edited and reset in a modern design for greater readability. Each volume includes an introduction, informative notes and a chronology of the writer's life and times to enable the reader to gain a deeper understanding of these enduring works.

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Sense and Sensibility (Barnes & Noble Single Volume Leatherbound Classics)

Sense and Sensibility (Barnes & Noble Single Volume Leatherbound Classics)

Jane Austen

$29.99
This is an exquisitely designed edition of Jane Austen's first novel, a classic romance of manners. It features a satin-ribbon bookmark, distinctive stained edging and decorative marbled endpapers. After moving to a cottage in Devonshire, the women of the Dashwood family begin adjusting to a new life and a new social circle. Soon, Elinor is being courted by the gentlemanly Edward Ferrars and Marianne finds herself torn between two suitors, the brooding Colonel Brandon and social-climbing scoundrel John Willoughby. The love and heartbreaks that they all endure are shaped by the temperament of their time and place and the sense and sensibility of their society. Originally published in 1811, Jane Austen's first published novel is revered as a classic romance of manners. This exquisite collectible edition features an elegant bonded-leather binding, a satin-ribbon bookmark, distinctive stained edging and decorative marbled endpapers. It's the perfect gift for book-lovers and an artful addition to any home library.

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Northanger Abbey

Northanger Abbey

Jane Austen

$9.99
While enjoying a six weeks' stay in fashionable Bath, the young and callow Catherine Morland is introduced to the delights of high society. Thanks to a new literary diet of the sensational and the macabre, Catherine travels to Northanger Abbey fully expecting to become embroiled in a Gothic adventure of intrigue and suspense - and, once there, soon begins to form the most gruesome and improbable theories about the exploits of its occupants.An early work, but published posthumously, Northanger Abbey is a parody of the Gothic genre typified by the novels of Ann Radcliffe, as well as a witty comedy of manners in the style of Jane Austen's later novels and, ultimately, an enchanting love story.

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Love and Friendship

Love and Friendship

Jane Austen

$16.99
'Love and Friendship' and 'Lesley Castle' provide parodies of the gentry and the fashionable idea of sensibility of the time. 'A History of England' supplies us with a lively chronicle of English monarchic history. Also included in this collection are 'The Three Sisters', 'Catharine', the series of vignettes known as 'A Collection of Letters' and 'Lady Susan', an epistolary story which was recently adapted for the cinema. Taken together, these pieces display all the wry humour, shrewd observation and satirical insight of Emma or Pride and Prejudice.These inventive and entertaining pieces display the early sparkles of wit and imagination of Jane Austen's mature fiction. Written when she was only in her teens, they are by turns amusing, acerbic and occasionally downright silly.

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Emma

Emma

Jane Austen ,  Fiona Stafford

$35.00
Part of Penguin's beautiful hardback Clothbound Classics series, designed by the award-winning Coralie Bickford-Smith, these delectable and collectible editions are bound in high-quality colourful, tactile cloth with foil stamped into the design. Beautiful, clever, rich - and single - Emma Woodhouse is perfectly content with her life and sees no need for either love or marriage. Nothing, however, delights her more than interfering in the romantic lives of others. But when she ignores the warnings of her good friend Mr Knightley and attempts to arrange a suitable match for her protegee Harriet Smith, her carefully laid plans soon unravel and have consequences that she never expected. With its imperfect but charming heroine and its witty and subtle exploration of relationships, Emma is often seen as Jane Austen's most flawless work.

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Mansfield Park

Mansfield Park

Jane Austen ,  Kathryn Sutherland

$40.00
Part of Penguin's beautiful hardback Clothbound Classics series, designed by the award-winning Coralie Bickford-Smith, these delectable and collectible editions are bound in high-quality colourful, tactile cloth with foil stamped into the design. Taken from the poverty of her parents' home in Portsmouth, Fanny Price is brought up with her rich cousins at Mansfield Park, acutely aware of her humble rank and with her cousin Edmund as her sole ally. During her uncle's absence in Antigua, the Crawford's arrive in the neighbourhood bringing with them the glamour of London life and a reckless taste for flirtation. Mansfield Park is considered Jane Austen's first mature work and, with its quiet heroine and subtle examination of social position and moral integrity, one of her most profound.

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Sense and Sensibility

Sense and Sensibility

Jane Austen ,  Ros Ballaster ,  Tony Tanner ,  Ros Ballaster

$35.00
Part of Penguin's beautiful hardback Clothbound Classics series, designed by the award-winning Coralie Bickford-Smith, these delectable and collectible editions are bound in high-quality colourful, tactile cloth with foil stamped into the design. Marianne Dashwood wears her heart on her sleeve, and when she falls in love with the dashing but unsuitable John Willoughby she ignores her sister Elinor's warning that her impulsive behaviour leaves her open to gossip and innuendo. Meanwhile Elinor, always sensitive to social convention, is struggling to conceal her own romantic disappointment, even from those closest to her. Through their parallel experience of love - and its threatened loss - the sisters learn that sense must mix with sensibility if they are to find personal happiness in a society where status and money govern the rules of love.

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Northanger Abbey

Northanger Abbey

Jane Austen ,  Marilyn Butler

$40.00
Part of Penguin's beautiful hardback Clothbound Classics series, designed by the award-winning Coralie Bickford-Smith, these delectable and collectible editions are bound in high-quality colourful, tactile cloth with foil stamped into the design. During an eventful season at Bath, young, naive Catherine Morland experiences the joys of fashionable society for the first time. She is delighted with her new acquaintances: flirtatious Isabella, who shares Catherine's love of Gothic romance and horror, and sophisticated Henry and Eleanor Tilney, who invite her to their father's mysterious house, Northanger Abbey. There, her imagination influenced by novels of sensation and intrigue, Catherine imagines terrible crimes committed by General Tilney. With its broad comedy and irrepressible heroine, this is the most youthful and and optimistic of Jane Austen's works.

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Pride and Prejudice: An Annotated Edition

Pride and Prejudice: An Annotated Edition

Jane Austen ,  Patricia Meyer Spacks

$67.00
Along with the plays of William Shakespeare and the works of Charles Dickens, Jane Austen's novels are among the most beloved books of Western literature. Pride and Prejudice (1813) was in Austen's lifetime her most popular novel, and it was the author's personal favorite. Adapted many times to the screen and stage, and the inspiration for numerous imitations, it remains today her most widely read book. Now, in this beautifully illustrated and annotated edition, distinguished scholar Patricia Meyer Spacks instructs the reader in a larger appreciation of the novel's enduring pleasures and provides analysis of Darcy, Elizabeth Bennet, Lady Catherine, and all the characters who inhabit the world of Pride and Prejudice. This edition will be treasured by specialists and first-time readers, and especially by devoted Austen fans who think of themselves as Friends of Jane. In her Introduction, Spacks considers Austen's life and career, the continuing appeal of Pride and Prejudice, and its power as a stimulus for fantasy (Maureen Dowd, writing in The New York Times, can hold forth at length on Obama as a Darcy-figure, knowing full well her readers will 'understand that she wished to suggest glamour and sexiness'). Her Introduction also explores the value and art of literary annotation. In her running commentary on the novel, she provides notes on literary and historical contexts, allusions, and language likely to cause difficulty to modern readers. She offers interpretation and analysis, always with the wisdom, humor, and light touch of an experienced and sensitive teacher.

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Emma: An Annotated Edition

Emma: An Annotated Edition

Jane Austen ,  Bharat Tandon

$75.00
Emma, perhaps the most technically accomplished of all of Austen's novels, is also, after Pride and Prejudice, her most popular one. Its numerous film and television adaptations testify to the world's enduring affection for the headstrong, often misguided Emma Woodhouse and her many romantic schemes. Like the previous volumes in Harvard's celebrated annotated Austen series, Emma: An Annotated Edition is a beautiful and illuminating gift edition that will be treasured by readers. Stimulating and helpful annotations appear in the book's margins, offering information, definitions, and commentary. In his Introduction, Bharat Tandon suggests several ways to approach the novel, enabling a larger appreciation of its central concerns and accomplishments. Appearing throughout the book are many illustrations, often in color, which help the reader to better picture the Regency-era world that serves as the stage for Emma's matchmaking adventures. Whether explaining the intricacies of early nineteenth-century dinner etiquette or speculating on Highbury's deliberately imprecise geographical location, Tandon serves as a delightful and entertaining guide. For those coming to the novel for the first time or those returning to it, Emma: An Annotated Edition offers a valuable portal to Austen's world.

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Emma: Unabridged CD-Audio

Emma: Unabridged CD-Audio

Jane Austen ,  Juliet Stevenson

$94.95
Arrogant, self-willed and egotistical, Emma is Jane Austen's most unusual heroine. Her interfering ways and inveterate matchmaking are at once shocking and comic. She is 'handsome, clever and rich' and has 'a disposition to think too well of herself'. When she decides to introduce the humble Harriet Smith to the delights of genteel society and to find her a suitable husband, she precipitates herself and her immediate circle into a web of misunderstanding and intrigue, from which no-one emerges unchanged. Juliet Stevenson, an incomparable reader, is for many the voice of Jane Austen.

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Mansfield Park: Unabridged CD-Audio

Mansfield Park: Unabridged CD-Audio

Jane Austen ,  Juliet Stevenson

$149.95
Mansfield Park is the longest of Jane Austen's six major novels. Fanny Price moves from poverty to the opulence of Mansfield Park at the age of ten when she is adopted by rich relations. But as she grows up she finds she is constantly contending with the burden of her past as her relatives try to keep her in place.

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Emma

Emma

Jane Austen ,  Fiona Stafford

$26.99
This Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition celebrates 200 years of Austen's beloved novel. With a beautiful cover designed by illustrator Dadu Shin and comprehensive notes sourced from the Jane Austen Collection, this is an edition to be treasured by students and collectors alike. With its imperfect but charming heroine and its witty and subtle exploration of relationships, Emma is often seen as Jane Austen's most flawless work. Beautiful, clever, rich-and single-Emma Woodhouse is perfectly content with her life and sees no need for either love or marriage. Nothing, however, delights her more than interfering in the romantic lives of others. But when she ignores the warnings of her good friend Mr. Knightley and attempts to arrange a suitable match for her protegee Harriet Smith, her carefully laid plans soon unravel and have consequences that she never expected.

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Top Notes: Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice and Fay Weldon's Letters to Alice on First Reading Jane Austen: Study Notes Advanced English Module a 2009-2012 HSC

Top Notes: Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice and Fay Weldon's Letters to Alice on First Reading Jane Austen: Study Notes Advanced English Module a 2009-2012 HSC

Maree Jones ,  Jane Austen ,  Fay Weldon

$15.95
This series has been created to assist HSC students of English in their understanding of set texts. Top Notes are easy to read, providing analysis of issues and discussion of important ideas contained in the texts. Particular care has been taken to ensure that students are able to examine each text in the content of the module it has been allocated to.

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Pride and Prejudice: ESL Reader

Pride and Prejudice: ESL Reader

Jane Austin ,  Margaret Tarner

$14.99
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Pride and Prejudice: ESL Reader Level 5 - Book & CD

Pride and Prejudice: ESL Reader Level 5 - Book & CD

Jane Austen

$15.95
Classic / British English Jane and Elizabeth Bennet are the oldest of five sisters in need of husbands, but it isn't easy to find the right man. Are Mr Bingley, Mr Darcy and Mr Wickham all that they seem? Will pride and prejudice ever be defeated in the search for true love? This Pack contains a Book and CD

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Pride and Prejudice: ESL Reader Level 5

Pride and Prejudice: ESL Reader Level 5

Jane Austen

$17.95

Jane and Elizabeth Bennet are the oldest of five sisters in need of husbands, but it isn't easy to find the right man. Are Mr Bingley, Mr Darcy and Mr Wickham all that they seem? Will pride and prejudice ever be defeated in the search for true love?

 

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Emma: ESL Reader Level 4

Emma: ESL Reader Level 4

Jane Austen

$17.95
Classic / British English Emma Woodhouse is beautiful, clever and rich. She likes to arrange marriages between her friends and neighbours in the village of Highbury. But Emma makes a lot of mistakes and causes more problems than happy marriages. Then she almost loses her own chance of love.

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Sense and Sensibility: ESL Reader Level 3

Sense and Sensibility: ESL Reader Level 3

Jane Austen

$17.95
The books in the 'Penguin Readers' series are selected from the classics, and film and TV stories, as well as original stories. They are simplified for the benefit of the reluctant reader, foreign language speakers and ESOL/EFL students.

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Northanger Abbey: ESL Reader Level 3

Northanger Abbey: ESL Reader Level 3

Jane Austen

$17.95
Catherine Morland is a young girl with a very active imagination. Her naivety and love of sensational novels lead her to approach the fashionable social scene in Bath and her stay at nearby Northanger Abbey with preconceptions that have embarrassing and entertaining consequences.

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Becoming Jane: ESL Reader Level 3

Becoming Jane: ESL Reader Level 3

Kevin Hood

$17.95
Contemporary / British English

Jane, a 20-year-old writer, falls in love with Tom Lefroy who studies law. Jane's romance inspired her to write Pride and Prejudice and Sense and Sensibility. Read the story of Jane Austen and how she became one of the greatest writers of English literature.


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Orgueil et Prejuges (Pride & Prejudice - French)

Orgueil et Prejuges (Pride & Prejudice - French)

Jane Austen

$21.95
Elisabeth Bennet a quatre soeurs et une mere qui ne songe qu'a les marier. Quand parvient la nouvelle de l'installation a Netherfield, le domaine voisin, de Mr Bingley, celibataire et beau parti, toutes les dames des alentours sont en emoi, d'autant plus qu'il est accompagne de son ami Mr Darcy, un jeune et riche aristocrate. Les preparatifs du prochain bal occupent tous les esprits... Jane Austen peint avec ce qu'il faut d'ironie les turbulences du coeur des jeunes filles et, aujourd'hui comme hier, on s'indigne avec l'orgueilleuse Elisabeth, puis on ouvre les yeux sur les voies detournees qu'emprunte l'amour...Collection Classiques dirigee par Michel Zink et Michel Jarrety.Traduction, introduction, notes et dossier de Sophie Chiari.

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