AUSTEN, Jane

Lady Susan, The Watsons, Sanditon

These three unfinished works by Jane Austen contain all the caustic humour, exquisite character development and amusing satire that we have come to expect from Jane Austen. 

Lady Susan was...

Lady Susan and other works

This volume contains four minor novels, perhaps little known, by Jane Austen. They are "Lady Susan", "The Watsons", "Love and Friendship", and "Sanditon". Austen's great gift for describing each one of the...

Pride and Prejudice

Mr. and Mrs. Bennet have five daughters and live in Hertfordshire in England. Due to the lack of a male heir, the family fortune is due to fall to a cousin. A rich bachelor living close by, Charles Bingley...

Emma

Emma was the daughter of Mr. Woodhouse and Harriet, a pretty orphan who is resolved to scheme her advancement in society, oversees her education. Harriet rejects the advances of a local young farmer as...

Love and Friendship

Jane Austen's earliest writing dates from when she was just eleven years, and already shows the hallmarks of her mature work: wit, acute insight into human folly, and a preoccupation with manners, morals...

Persuasion

Sir Walter Elliot is ultra-careful with his money and decides to let out Kellynch Hall to improve the family finances. His second daughter Anne is wooed by Frederick Wentworth but she refuses to marry him...

Sense and Sensibility

When Mrs Dashwood is forced to leave the estate on the death of her husband, she and her three daughters are cast aside by the stepson, John, who takes charge. They are forced to move to a small cottage in...

Mansfield Park

Sir Thomas Betram of Mansfield Park has two sons and two daughters. The family take in a young and timid Fanny, 9, from a large family of cousins where the parents were finding it difficult to provide for...

Northanger Abbey

Catherine Morland travels to Bath to spend a 'season' there. She meets Henry Tilney who falls madly in love with her, the two meeting up again in Northanger Abbey. Henry's father, General Tilney, will not...