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Wednesday, April 13, 2011

“Waiting On” Wednesday: Jane Austen


“Waiting On” Wednesday is a weekly event, hosted here, that spotlights upcoming releases that we're eagerly anticipating. This week's pre-publication “can't-wait-to-read” selection is:

Jane Austen: A Life Revealed by Catherine Reef

synopsis from Goodreads:
Jane Austen’s popularity never seems to fade. She has hordes of devoted fans, and there have been numerous adaptations of her life and work. But who was Jane Austen? The writer herself has long remained a mystery. And despite the resonance her work continues to have for teens, there has never been a young adult trade biography on Austen.

Catherine Reef changes that with this highly readable account. She takes an intimate peek at Austen’s life and innermost feelings, interweaving her narrative with well-crafted digests of each of Austen’s published novels. The end result is a book that is almost as much fun to read as Jane’s own work—and truly a life revealed.

Publishing April 18th 2011 by Clarion Books.

2 comments:

Anne said...

I love Jane Austen and this book looks great. Can't wait to read it!

Kay said...

This sounds very promising. I'll have to keep it in mind. Thanks!