"She had prejudices on the side of ancestry; she had a value for rank and consequence, which blinded her a little to the faults of those who possessed them." Persuasion, 1818
Having read all Jane Austen's novels you may want to delve beneath the surface and learn the hidden truths lying within her prose. In this book by John Mullen learn the correct and incorrect way to propose, the importance of age to her characters and their chances of matrimony, certain characters obsession with weather and of course one of the underlying themes in Jane's novels after marriage - the importance of money and stature! This book will take you a step close to understanding Jane Austen's literary world.