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Extended Audio Sample Jane Austen: A Biography, by Elizabeth Jenkins
3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (40 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Elizabeth Jenkins Narrator: Teresa Gallagher Publisher: Naxos AudioBooks Format: Abridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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This highly enjoyable account of the life of Jane Austen is regarded as the classic biography of one of the greatest English novelists. It illustrates not only the character and opinions of an unusually perceptive and gifted woman, but also the social life amonst the county gentry of Georgian England. Outside her writing, Jane Austen's main interest was her large and affectionate family and their circle of friends. This is the world she so brilliantly depicted in her novels, and Elizabeth Jenkins shows how often the settings and characters mirrored the writer's own life in Hampshire. Download and start listening now!

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  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Tanya Marie | 11/20/2013

    " Pretty well done audio book - short and conside bio on Miss Austen. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Lynne | 7/10/2013

    " I found this in a library sale and read it this summer. Refreshingly lucid and able to convey the writer as a person, her mind, experience, family, and values, without adding a lot of lurid speculation. Biography seems to have been saner back in 1938. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Kodiaksm | 5/27/2013

    " My first audio book from the library for my new I Touch "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Chiuho | 12/20/2012

    " It was very nice to know more about Jane Austen. I enjoyed listening to it. It offered a window see Ms. Austen's life, though it's not as intimate as I would like, but it was great. "

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