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The Jane Austen Society (Large Print / Library Binding)

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Set in the years after WWII, eight individuals living in Chawton, Hampshire come together through their love of the works of Jane Austen. Living in the town that Austen spent many years of her life, they form a society with the goal to preserve the once home of the famous author. This ensemble cast is unique in their motivations but all have the same driving force to maintain the town and maintain the legacy of Austen. This novel will rekindle your love of Jane Austen and gives intriguing storylines of the villagers of Chawton.

— Anastasia

June 2020 Indie Next List

“Utterly and wonderfully charming! The residents of Chawton, England, who seem to have nothing in common, come together by their love for the writings of Jane Austen. They quickly come to realize that true friendship depends on nothing but a caring heart and the willingness and courage to be open to others. This is a book to read again and again whenever your faith in humanity is threatened.”
— Sandi Madore, Magnolia's Bookstore, Seattle, WA


Just after the Second World War, in the small English village of Chawton, an unusual but like-minded group of people band together to attempt something remarkable.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781643586533
ISBN-10: 164358653X
Large Print: Yes
Publisher: Center Point
Publication Date: October 1st, 2020
Pages: 500
Language: English