The Real Jane Austen: A Life in Small Things

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Who was the real Jane Austen? Overturning the traditional portrait of the author as conventional and genteel, bestseller Paula Byrne’s landmark biography reveals the real woman behind the books.

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‘A fine biographer has conjured up a dazzling personality and brought her, laughing, back to life’ Sunday Times
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