The Austen Girls by Lucy Worsley



Once I started reading I couldn’t stop! This book is an amazing, inspiring, and entertaining read. This book is perfect for anyone who loves history and a good book. Rating: 4.5/5  By: Hannah (age 13)

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By turns thrilling, dramatic, and inspiring, this is the story of Jane Austen’s life as you’ve never heard it before. It is 1809 and Fanny and Anna have just been launched on to the ruthless Regency marriage market by Fanny’s mother (think Mrs Bennet). But luckily their mysteriously wealthy Aunt Jane is there to guide them and help them make better choices – i.e. don’t get married at all! Jane plays detective to help them rescue a falsely accused friend from being transported to Australia, while Anna impetuously makes and breaks an engagement. Fanny is forced to leave the marriage market when her mother dies and she has to look after ten siblings. She learns the secret of Jane’s wealth and self-possession (she is, of course, a writer) and decides to follow in her footsteps.

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Weight 268 g
Dimensions 198 × 129 mm
Attribute Value 1