Mr and Mrs Bennet

The Ten Pound Note

3 July 2013.  Pounds and Prejudice

Jane Austen has been confirmed as Charles Darwin’s successor on the Bank of England’s ten pound note. We can only speculate how this would have been received in the Bennet household two hundred years ago …

Prince George of Cambridge

What did Jane Write 200 Years Ago?

29 January 2013.  The Life of Jane

I hope you received my little parcel by J. Bond on Wednesday evening, my dear Cassandra, and that you will be ready to hear from me again on Sunday, for I feel that I must write to you today. [...] I want to tell you that I have got my own darling child from London.

Colin Firth
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A single man from the north, who is widely reported to be proud and disagreeable, comes to London and wins £1.6 million in the Wimbledon gentlemen’s singles. We can only speculate how this would have been received in the Bennet household two hundred years ago …

I'm thrilled to be back in the USA and heading to the 2013 RT Booklovers' Convention!

Pride & Prejudice, possibly the most famous novel in the whole world, was born 200 years ago today. In a letter to her sister Cassandra, Jane Austen calls it her 'darling child'.

The Gentlemen's Singles

10 July 2013.  Pounds and Prejudice

Back in the USA

2 May 2013.  General

Jane Austen's Darling Child

28 January 2013.  The Life of Jane

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