Author(s): Jennifer Adams
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Jane Austen is the most influential English novelist of all time, and yet each of us relates to her in our own private way. "Remarkably Jane: Notable Quotations on Jane Austen" presents one hundred of the most thoughtful, humorous, and impassioned quotations on the work of Jane Austen by great writers, actors, and intellectuals from the past and present. Together, these insights form a collective view of a beloved author whose talents remain unsurpassed.
All these extracts ... possess enthusiasm and insight that will send any reader of Austen back into her novels to ponder anew at the skill, tenacity, and caliber of her writing. This book is a slice of rich cake, a fine friendship token, and a wonderful way to start a conversation.--Mark David Bradshaw"Watermarkbooks.com" (05/25/2009)