Jane Austen's Little Book of Wisdom: Words on Love, Life, Society, and Literature compiled by Andrea Kirk -- Review
About the Book
The ultimate companion for the Jane Austen fan filled with her penetrating
insights and humor on life, love, and death.
Jane Austen is one of the most popular female writers in history, best known for her
stories of love, loss, and hope, which are cleverly intertwined with her witty insights into
the traits and expectations of English Georgian society.
Here, in this stunning little book, you will be able to read hundreds of individual quotes
from her famous works—from Pride and Prejudice and Emma to Persuasion and Sense
and Sensibility—each prompting an emotional response, thoughtful musing, or even a
little snigger at the wise and shrewd perceptions that Austen had of the world around
Utterly charming and very profound, fans of Jane Austen can revel in these much-loved
quotes, while a new audience will be introduced to the joys that her books have
provided since their publication many years ago. With each chapter focusing on a
different theme—from Love & Longing to Female Strength—this gorgeous gift book is
the perfect compilation of Austen’s funny, moving, and thought-provoking words.
Content of themes:
❤️ Love & Longing
❤️ Female Strength
❤️ Life & Death
❤️ Art & Literature
About Jane Austen & the Compiler
Jane Austen was an English novelist known primarily for her six major novels, which
interpret, critique and comment upon the British landed gentry at the end of the 18th
century. Austen's plots often explore the dependence of women on marriage in the
pursuit of favourable social standing and economic security.
Andrea Kirk Assaf is an editor, journalist, and translator who divides her time between
Rome and Michigan.
An absolutely delightful pocket book filled with charming and wonderful quotes from all of the Jane Austen Classics. Readers will adore this fun little book filled with witty and humorous quotes from various Austenite novels, as well as thoughts from her own life. The book is sorted in sections with different themes, creating a devotional book feel that readers will enjoy, especially with the journal section at the back of the book. This is a wonderful book that all readers of Austen will want for their bookshelf
Genre: nonfiction; classic
Publisher: Hampton Roads Publishing
Publication date: March 1, 2023
Number of pages: 386
Disclosure statement: A complimentary review copy of this book was provided from tour groups, publishers, publicists, authors, and others, including NetGalley, OR was borrowed from the library, including OverDrive, Or borrowed from Kindle Unlimited, OR borrowed from Deseret Bookshelf, OR pre-ordered/purchased for review, including Audible. A review was not required and all views and opinions expressed are my own.
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