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Lucky £5 Jane Austen notes

Lucky £5 Jane Austen notes

Writer, Mark Fricker from the Daily Mail newspaper, reports that artist Graham Short, randomly decided to engrave four new British five pound notes with a...

Posted: December 13th 2016

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Was Jane Austen really a Surrey girl?

Was Jane Austen really a Surrey girl?

We like to think of Jane Austen as a Hampshire girl and indeed the Hampshire Tourist Board have a sign and calling it,...

Posted: November 26th 2016

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One of Jane Austen's greatest novels set in a Devon village

One of Jane Austen's greatest novels set in a Devon village

The Exeter Express and Echo report that Jane Austen's Exeter connections are to be celebrated in the village on the edge of the...

Posted: November 23rd 2016

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Jane Austen - The Secret Radical

Jane Austen - The Secret Radical

The Guardian journalist, Caroline Criando-Perez, reviews Helena Kelly's book: Jane Austen - The Secret Radical. The book unravels through sublime detective work why we don't...

Posted: November 13th 2016

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Category: Jane Austen Books

Jane Austen tattoos

Jane Austen tattoos

The Bennet Sisters Blogpost have discovered the increasing popularity of Jane Austen tattoos. In their interview with inked Austen fan, Teasha Patterson, they find out...

Posted: November 12th 2016

Blog tags: Interviews, Latest News

Category: Interviews and Reviews

In search of Mr Darcy

In search of Mr Darcy

Lonely Planet writer, Clifton Wilkinson takes us on a journey to find Mr Darcy discovering the places Jane Austen visited and the characters from some...

Posted: October 18th 2016

Blog tags: Latest News, Tours

Category: Personal History

Devon museum auctions bequeathed Austen letter

Devon museum auctions bequeathed Austen letter

The Daily Mail reveals the letter that was sent by Jane Austen to her sister Cassandra in January 1799. The letter was bequeathed to the...

Posted: October 7th 2016

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Post Haste from Thanet

Post Haste from Thanet

Kent historian, Norman Thomas in his interview with the BBC believes that Jane Austen's writings suggest that she "hated" Ramsgate, and that she considered the...

Posted: October 4th 2016

Blog tags: Interviews, Latest News

Category: Interviews and Reviews

Slavery in Jane Austen's novel Mansfield Park

Slavery in Jane Austen's novel Mansfield Park

Research by Jamie Doward from the Guardian newspaper, reveals the UK slave-owning families and connections that can be traced back to most royals and even...

Posted: September 27th 2016

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