Christina Rossetti, born 1830, in London, England. She wrote a variety of romantic, devotional, and children's poems and is best known for what became the popular Christmas Carol "In the Bleak Midwinter." Read poems by Christina Rossetti
Pride and Prejudice Jane Austen
'No sooner had he made it clear to himself and his friends that she had hardly a good feature in her face, than he began to find it was rendered uncommonly intelligent by the beautiful expression of her dark eyes...'... Format: Paperback - Released: 06/12/2012
The Real Jane Austen A Life in Small Things Paula Byrne
In this new biography, best-selling author Paula Byrne (bestselling author of Perdita, Mad World) explores the forces that shaped the interior life of Britain's most beloved novelist: her father's religious faith, her mother's aristocratic pedigree, her eldest brother's adoption, her... Format: Hardback - Released: 17/01/2013
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.