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Jane Austen Bicentenary Jane Austen Bicentenary

200 years old and still as contemporary as ever.

This Month's Featured Books

Northanger Abbey
Jane Austen
Full to the brim with ready wit and arch social commentary, this amusing and intelligent book is as relevant today as it was when published nearly 200 years ago. If you haven't previously read any of Austen’s works, this is...
Format: Hardback - Released: 27/03/2014

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Pride and Prejudice
Jane Austen
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...

Happily Ever After Celebrating Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice
Susannah Fullerton
In 2013 Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice turns 200. Here is the tale of how it came to be written, its first reception and its growing popularity.

The Real Jane Austen A Life in Small Things
Paula Byrne
Published to coincide with the bicentenary of Pride and Prejudice, a new portrait of Jane Austen. Each chapter begins with a key object from Austen’s life and work and...
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28 January 1813 saw Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice published for the first time.

20 million copies later and numerous TV and film adaptations (who can forget Colin Firth after the swim in the lake?) this tale of manners, upbringing, morality, education, and marriage still, clearly, has much to tell us. For all things Austen just have a look at the books in our special category.

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