Jane Austen Christmas
Filled with the remarkable wit and insight of one of the worlds most cherished authors, A Jane Austen Christmas gives readers insight into Austens life through little-known stories about how she and her family celebrated the treasured holiday season. Carlo DeVito provides an intimate portrait of Austens most cherished Christmas memories with her family: from the gift of her first writing desk, to her first love and heartbreak, to her brewing mead and beer in time for the holidays. Along the way readers will spend a holiday in the Austen house, celebrate Janes birthday, meet the inspiration for more than a dozen characters, attend the Christmastide series of balls, and learn how to make familys favorite recipes and dedicate a novel to the Prince Regent. Remarkably fresh and supremely entertaining, A Jane Austen Christmas brings Austens world to life as never before.
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