The Perils of Sensibility

Fifth in the series We Want More Austen! about the less-known works of Jane Austen. Jane Austen’s earliest passion was for satire. By the age of eleven she was already fixing the absurd conventions of sentimental novels with her critical … Read More

Delicious Encounters

While prepping food, I enjoy listening to books. My recent choice was Northanger Abbey by Jane Austen and narrated by Juliet Stevenson (you might remember her in her acting role as Mrs. Elton from the movie adaptation, Emma?). It has … Read More

We Want More Austen! No. 1: Sanditon

category Abigail Bok, Jane Austen | 4

The one awful thing about being a Jane Austen fan is that she only published six novels. We’re always left hungry for more. But don’t despair, there is more Jane Austen to love—and not just in the stories written by … Read More