Posted by kathleen (elder) on August 09, 1997 at 15:47:49:
In reply to The new Jane Austen biography posted by Mary Collette on August 09, 1997 at 13:19:33
] I do not know if I am posting this to the proper
] board but,am taking a chance that this is the right board.
] I just read Jane Austen:Obstinate Heart last night and am
] wodering if anyone else on the board has read this book.I
] would also like your opinions about how you thought Ms.Gros
] venor Myer portrayed her subject.Do you think she was:fair,
] or too rough.I really would appreciate your opinions.I my-
] self think that in places she was a bit rough.What do you think?
] Thank you for your help,
] Mary Collette List
I have not read this book yet. When a few of us visited Chawton last week, however, we asked the curator which books she would recommend. This one did not get high marks from her -- both tone and accuracy were criticized. (Most of the other biographies were compared primarily in terms of style.)
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