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The Jane Austen Society Just after the Second World War, in the small English village of Chawton, an unusual but like minded group of people band together to attempt something remarkableOne hundred and fifty years ago, Chawton was the final home of Jane Austen, one of England s finest novelists Now it s home to a few distant relatives and their diminishing estate With the last bit of Austen s legacy threatened, a group of disparate individuals come together to preserve both Jane Austen s home and her legacy These people a laborer, a young widow, the local doctor, and a movie star, among others could not be different and yet they are united in their love for the works and words of Austen As each of them endures their own quiet struggle with loss and trauma, some from the recent war, others from distant tragedies, they rally together to create the Jane Austen Society

About the Author: Natalie Jenner

Natalie Jenner was born in England and emigrated to Canada as a young child She obtained her B.A and her LL.B from the University of Toronto, where she was the 1990 Gold Medalist in English Literature at St Michael s College, and was Called to the Bar of Ontario in 1995 In addition to a brief career as a corporate lawyer, Natalie has worked as a recruiter, career coach, and consultant to leading law firms in Canada for over two decades Most recently Natalie founded the independent bookstore Archetype Books in Oakville, Ontario, where she lives with her family and two rescue dogs A lifelong devotee of all things Jane Austen, The Jane Austen Society is her first published novel.

10 thoughts on “The Jane Austen Society

  1. says:

    The person, be it gentleman or lady, who has not pleasure in a good novel, must be intolerably stupid That is my favorite Jane Austen quote I love her books I loved her memorable characters Elizabeth Bennet is always gonna be one of my favorite literature characters And thanks to Colin Firth made me re watch a million times of his version of Mr Fitzwilliam Darcy When I saw him playing Mr D

  2. says:

    I picked up this book solely because it had Jane Austen s name in the title and I m an avid fan of her works The first few chapters are spent bringing in all the characters and I wasn t at all sure what I had signed up for A farm laborer, a doctor, an actress, a school teacher What could these folks have in common Well, it turns out it s a love for Jane Austen and a desire to preserve her home and

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    Published May 26, 2020There is so much here for fans of Jane Austen s works and her history Jane s family is known to have destroyed hundreds, maybe thousands, of Jane s private correspondence, in an effort to control Jane s image or reputation, after she died This novel is fiction so we don t learn anythingabout Jane s life but it s a pleasure to read a book that incorporates so much of Jane s wit, intelli

  4. says:

    3.5 StarsSet primarily in Chawton, a village in the East Hampshire district of Hampshire, England where Jane Austen spent the last eight years of her life, Chawton has been the home of the Jane Austen s House Museum since 1946 This debut novel covers the 1930 s through the mid 1940 s, and imagines how this came to be Still, you don t need to be a fan of Jane Austen s books to read this, but if you re not a fan befor

  5. says:

    I received an advanced copy of this book from Net Galley and the publisher in return for an honest review The release date for this book is 26 May 2020This is a very cozy story which spans the time between World War I and right after World War II To truly have a full appreciation of the book you really must be a Jane Austen fan The author quotes a lot from her books including pride and prejudice, Sense and Sensibility, and E

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    Giveaway win 3.5 StarsReading Rush A book that will make you smile Well The Jane Austen Society did make me smile It was nice to read something light and mostly cheery This is the second Jane Austen related book I ve read but I m ashamed to admit that I ve never read a Jane Austen novel I ve always intended to but I just haven t gotten around to it yet The Jane Austen Society takes place in 1940 s England A group of vastly different

  7. says:

    Overflowing with references to Austen s characters and literature, this will be the perfect read for lovers of her work and those looking for a country village cozy read The plot line could have easily come from Austen s own quill with characters that oozed charm, this novel explores the relationships and secrets of those living in this quaint town The dialogue is not quite as humorous as Austen s, but the observations and nods to social s ar

  8. says:

    Prepare to meet the three or four families in a country village, and a Hollywood movie star, who embrace their passion and form a literary society in honor of an author whose enduring appeal, after 200 years, reminds us of what should be paramount in our lives compassion, love, and reading The Jane Austen Society is an uplifting tribute to its inspiration and the nobility of the human spirit Laurel Ann Nattress, editor of Jane Austen Made Me Do It

  9. says:

    Exquisite They say that imitation is the deepest form of flattery Yes, indeed it is, as you will observe when you read this lovely story I am not a romance fan, so this is truly high praise The interesting characters and their mutual love for both Jane Austen, as a person, and her body of work draws them together in a quest to create a memorial of some type in tribute to her work and her talent.As they share their passion for the writings and characters set in

  10. says:

    4 5 stars rounded up Let me take you to Chawton, Hampshire in the 1940 s A village where everyone know everyone, a microcosm of society, perhaps even like living in a goldfish bowl but which so aptly mirrors a world that Jane Austen depicted so incisively and wryly After Janes brother inherited Chawton House she lived there with her mother and sister in a cottage provided by him for the last eight years of her life Living in this archetypal English village 130 years la

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