Jane Austen: A Life

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Price
$18.00  $16.56
Publisher
Vintage
Publish Date
Pages
400
Dimensions
5.26 X 0.85 X 8.01 inches | 0.88 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780679766766
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About the Author

Claire Tomalin is the author of eight highly acclaimed biographies, including Thomas Hardy and Samuel Pepys: The Unequalled Self, which won the 2002 Whitbread Book of the Year Award. She has previously won the James Tait Black Memorial Prize for Biography, the Whitbread First Novel Award, the Hawthornden Prize, the NCR Book Award for Non-Fiction, and the Whitbread Biography Award. Educated at Cambridge University, she served as literary editor of the New Statesman and The Sunday Times. Claire Tomalin lives in London and is married to the playwright Michael Frayn.

Reviews

"Brisk and sparkling--a page turner, in fact."- The New Yorker

"A biography that reflects Austen's own exacting standards, a book that radiates intelligence, wit, and insight."- The New York Times

"Unusually absorbing and acute... Tomalin has a novelist's imagination and playful insight."- The Atlantic Monthly