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Library of Luminaries: Jane Austen

An Illustrated Biography
By Zena Alkayat, Illustrated by Nina Cosford
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Discover the stories behind the stories in this treasurable illustrated biography of Jane Austen. Enchanting illustrations and handwritten text featuring excerpts from Austen's personal letters outline the intimate details of the literary icon's l...
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Discover the stories behind the stories in this treasurable illustrated biography of Jane Austen. Enchanting illustrations and handwritten text featuring excerpts from Austen's personal letters outline the intimate details of the literary icon's life—her childhood on a farm, the writing of her first novella, her marital woes, the inspiration behind Sense and Sensibility and Pride and Prejudice, and more. Brimming with delightful details like the objects Austen kept on her desk and how much Emma originally sold for, this beautiful package—a petite square with a textured, foil-stamped, and debossed cover—is a lovely new way to celebrate Austen's legacy.
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 128
Size: 6 x 6
Publication Date: 3/15/2016
ISBN: 9781452150215
Zena Alkayat is a journalist, author, and editor based in London.

Nina Cosford is a freelance illustrator based in Hastings, England.