Jane Austen at Home: A Biography

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St. Martin's Press
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6.4 X 9.5 X 1.3 inches | 1.3 pounds

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About the Author

LUCY WORSLEY is a historian, author, curator and television presenter. Lucy read Ancient and Modern History at New College, Oxford and worked for English Heritage before becoming Chief Curator of Historic Royal Palaces. She also presents history programs for the BBC and is the author of several bestselling books, including Courtiers: the Secret History of the Georgian Court, Cavalier: The Story of a 17th Century Playboy, and more. She lives in London, England


"Worsley offers us much that Austen's admirers wish to know...with humor and poignancy and common sense, just as Austen would have wished."--Amy Bloom, New York Times Book Review

" ...A personal look inside the life of a singular woman.... [the] intimate spaces in both this book and in Austen's original works fly off the page in full-fledged color." --Madeleine Luckel, Vogue

"Worsley writes with a historian's acumen and a Janeite's passion...This volume is sure to delight Austen fans."--Library Journal, Starred Review

"Jane Austen at Home
offers a fascinating look at Jane Austen's world through the lens of the homes in which she lived and worked throughout her life. The result is a refreshingly unique perspective on Austen and her work and a beautifully nuanced exploration of gender, creativity, and domesticity." - Amanda Foreman, bestselling author of Georgianna, Duchess of Devonshire