"Expect a most agreeable letter, for not being overburdened with subject (having nothing at all to say), I shall have no check to my genius from beginning to end." Letter to Cassandra, 1801
A collection of letters written by Jane Austen to her sister Cassandra, family and friends. The book contains in all about two-thirds of the letters remaining after her death. The letters help to portray the everyday events and issues Jane faced as a sister, aunt, writer and woman in her social class. Filled with Jane's irony and wit this book provides a fascinating insight into the life of one of England's most famous novelists.
Paperback 294 pages, 2009