Description or summary of the book: The perfect gift for a literary loverHave 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. There is a Pocket Bible for everyone...Other titles in the series: The Wedding Pocket Bible, The Camping Pocket Bible, The London Pocket Bible, The Pregnancy Pocket Bible and The Baking Pocket Bible.
Estimated reading time (average reader): 8H16M
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