[Telegraph.co.uk] - The influences of the Tehran-born and LA-raised novelist's work are rather closer to home, however, as she recalled writing a Jane Austen pastiche cunningly titled 'The Beautiful Cassandra'. Clare spent two years being home-schooled in Britain by her
[Rochdale Online] - I have explored a medieval prison beneath Bradford-upon-Avon's Norman Bridge, met Romans at Bath's Roman spa and donned a bonnet at the city's Jane Austen Centre. Bristol, I found out, is home to the world's first-ever cruise liner, Brunel's SS Great
[The Guardian] - Jane Austen's novels seem paradigms of narrow focus, yet her acute sense of place, moment, and social balance/imbalance gives them spaciousness and extraordinary relevance to later times, and much the same might be said of Virginia Woolf.
[Telegraph.co.uk] - A lesson can be learnt from Jane Austen's house at Chawton, Hampshire, which receives thousands of visitors each year from around the globe. Much more attention should be given to our heritage in this respect. A personal environment is so important to
[The Yorker (blog)] - And I don't know who told you that women like to be told they don't look their age, but I think that only really applies to middle aged characters in Jane Austen novels. Being told by strangers that you look like you're yet to hit puberty isn't really
[Here Is The City] - Or Jane Austen, JRR Tolkien, The Bronte Sisters, Oscar Wilde, JK Rowling, Lewis Carroll, Charles Dickens, Ian McEwan, Virginia Woolf, TS Eliot, PG Wodehouse, Agatha Christie, Robert Burns. Or, um Shakespeare. And while we're listing people
[MyDaily UK] - Lily Allen and Sam Cooper Lily chose this vintage-inspired lace number, complete with Jane Austen-style bonnet, by Delphine Manivet for her nuptials which hid a special surprise: her baby bump! Liv Tyler and Royston Langdon Liv went for an
[Londonist] - Tuesday: There's another chance to see a brand new Jane Austen novel, improvised before your very eyes, by Austentatious at the Wheatsheaf (8pm, £5). When we saw it the room was packed so try and book ahead. Wednesday: We're quite excited about this:
[This is Bath] real-life stories of macabre goings-on, hauntings and the tragic events of yesteryear. The walk describes ghostly characters at the Theatre Royal and many other sites of Bath like the gravel path mentioned by Jane Austen where many duels were fought.