Jane Austen’s Little Book of Wisdom: Words on Love, Life, Society, and Literature



The ultimate companion for the Jane Austen fan filled with her penetrating insights and humor on life, love, and death.

“A valuable resource for any Austen lover to use for quick reference or to read through.” —Library Journal

Jane Austen is one of the most popular female writers in history, best known for her stories of love, loss, and hope, which are cleverly intertwined with her witty insights into the traits and expectations of English Georgian society.

Here, in this stunning little book, you will be able to read hundreds of individual quotes from her famous works–from Pride and Prejudice and Emma to Persuasion and Sense and Sensibility–each prompting an emotional response, thoughtful musing, or even a little snigger at the wise and shrewd perceptions that Austen had of the world around her.

Utterly charming and very profound, fans of Jane Austen can revel in these much-loved quotes, while a new audience will be introduced to the joys that her books have provided since their publication many years ago. With each chapter focusing on a different theme–from Love & Longing to Female Strength–this gorgeous gift book is the perfect compilation of Austen’s funny, moving, and thought-provoking words.

Content of themes:

  • Love & Longing
  • Friendship
  • Society
  • Female Strength
  • Life & Death
  • Faith
  • Art & Literature

“The wit of Jane Austen has for a partner the perfection of her taste.” –Virginia Woolf

ISBN: 9781642970494
Publisher: Hampton Roads Publishing Company
Pub Date: 03/2023
Format: Paperback

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