Jane Austen

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Dear Jane unbeknownst
A mentor across the years
Textbook how its done.

 

No one could deny that Jane Austen showed how to write a Victorian novel; something that would appeal to the bored middle class women with time on their hands and a longing for a romance. Testament to her success we are still making films based on her books and they are regarded as ‘must’ studies.

This is a photo of Jane’s statue in Basingstoke, which was her nearest town in her early years when her father was rector at the village of Steventon.

Photo and words copyright Englepip©

 

via Daily Prompt: Mentor

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