The Jane Austen Pocket Bible
Everthing you wanted to know about Jane and her novels
By Holly Ivins
This practical but fun pocket guide is packed full of information to guide you through Austen’s beloved novels. An ideal gift, it provides a unique mix of reference information and trivia in an easily accessible format. From explaining Regency manners, the class system, the importance of inheritance, and the delicate matter of landing a husband to Austen’s life as well as the many film and television adaptations.
Category: Pocket Bibles
The perfect gift for a literary love. Have you ever dreamt of Darcy? Wished for Wentworth? Or even envied the womanly wiles of Emma? Perhaps you want to know a bit more about the author who so accurately describes the ins and outs of courtship, and whose novels have never been out of print since they were first published nearly 200 years ago? If your nodding in excitement reading this then the Jane Austen Pocket Bible is one for you.This handy little book guides you through Austen’s beloved novels, explaining Regency manners, the class system, the importance of inheritance, and the delicate matter of landing a husband. Full of fascinating trivia about the world of Austen’s novels this book also contains details of Austen’s life, the writers who inspired her, the country estates which make up the settings for her romantic adventures, and details on the countless film and television adaptations which have been made. With facts on genteel dancing, a plan for an Austen dinner party and words of wisdom from the lady herself, it’s a must-have for every self-confessed Jane fan or those making their first foray into Austen’s carefully crafted world. This year celebrate the 200th anniversary of Pride and Prejudice with this beautiful hardback edition which has both dust-cover and gold embossing on the spine making it the perfect gift. Every Pocket Bible is lovingly crafted to give you a unique mix of useful references, handy tips and fascinating trivia that will enlighten and entertain you at every page.