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Jane Austen: A Life Paperback – 7 Dec 1998

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  • Paperback: 592 pages
  • Publisher: University of California Press; Reprint edition (7 Dec. 1998)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0520216067
  • ISBN-13: 978-0520216068
  • Product Dimensions: 15.5 x 3.8 x 22.9 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 3.7 out of 5 stars 3 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 4,422,735 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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"[Nokes] strikes an extraordinary balance between detailed analysis and readability, and focuses, with a fiction writer's sensitivity, on the psychological drama in Austen's sedentary existence. The result is a suspenseful narrative, full of surprises."--Charles Wright, "Biography

About the Author

David Nokes is a Reader in English Literature at King's College, London. He is the author of John Gay: A Profession of Friendship (1995), and Jonathan Swift: A Hypocrite Reversed (1985).


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