Posted by Myretta on April 15, 1998 at 11:00:24:
In response to Some final thoughts on the book, written by Barbara on April 15, 1998 at 10:14:15
I agree with you, Barbara. I have always wished to know more about the extraordinary inner life of this woman with the mostly uneventful life. I admit to sulking during most of this read for having been chastized for having enjoyed the conjecture throughout the book. But I am here to own up to it. I enjoyed it because it gave a narrative form to the meagre facts and illuminated the environment in which Jane Austen lived. I have probably not learned more about Jane Austen from reading this biography, but it has provided a coherent skeleton of her life onto which I can hang whatever else I can glean from her letters and writing.
- a suggestion. P. Bingham 05:04:55 4/16/98 (1)
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- My thoughts Linda 15:35:54 4/15/98 (4)
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