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Jane Austen at Home

‘Jane Austen at Home’ by Lucy Worsley follows trail of nearly homeless author By MAUREEN MCCARTHY Star Tribune (Minneapolis) August 02, 2017 4:00 AM “Jane Austen at Home: A Biography” by Lucy Worsley; St. Martin’s Press (386 pages, $29.99) Here in the 21st century, where Jane Austen inspires films, spinoff books and even a zombie adaptation, it’s hard to register that she saw little success in her time… http://www.miamiherald.com/entertainment/books/article164906922.html

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Death Comes to Pemberley, Boxing Day, BBC1, 8.15pm

Imagine a Jane Austen book crossed with a gripping murder mystery case – that’s the premise for this ravishing three-part period drama. Adapted from PD James’ best-selling novel and marking the 200th anniversary of Pride And Prejudice, it is set six years after the events of Austen’s iconic book and features many of her most popular characters. In a fantastic ensemble cast, Anna Maxwell Martin plays Elizabeth, while Matthew Rhys portrays dashing Mr Darcy and…

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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=urUBYTb39sc Oh, JJ Feild would make such an excellent pretend boyfriend if it weren’t for the unfortunate spelling situation. I suppose I could lobby for a new I before E except after F rule addendum. But my real point is: I’m looking forward to seeing this. Austenland – 2013 – HD Trailer 2 – Keri Russell – JJ Feild – Jennifer Coolidge – Shannon Hale (by AllThingsTrailers) (Source: http://www.youtube.com/)

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