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The mysterious death of Miss Jane Austen

Lindsay Jayne Ashford

The mysterious death of Miss Jane Austen

by Lindsay Jayne Ashford

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Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Death and burial,
  • Detective and mystery stories,
  • Family,
  • Fiction

  • About the Edition

    Twenty-six years have passed since the death of Jane Austen. Armed with a lock of Austen"s hair as perhaps her best clue, Anne Sharp, former governess to the Austen family and Jane"s close friend, has decided at least to tell her story -- a story of family intrigues, shocking secrets, forbidden loves, and maybe even murder.

    Edition Notes

    Originally published: Aberystwyth, UK : Honno Welsh Women"s Press, 2011.

    StatementLindsay Ashford
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR6101.S545 M97 2013
    The Physical Object
    Pagination423 pages
    Number of Pages423
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27148301M
    ISBN 101402282125
    ISBN 109781402282126
    LC Control Number2013010791
    OCLC/WorldCa809027556

      The Mysterious Death of Miss Jane Austen (Book): Ashford, Lindsay Jayne: Twenty-six years have passed since the death of Jane Austen. Armed with a lock of Austen's hair as perhaps her best clue, Anne Sharp, former governess to the Austen family and Jane's close friend, has decided at least to tell her story -- a story of family intrigues, shocking secrets, forbidden loves, and maybe even . Read "The Mysterious Death of Miss Jane Austen" by Lindsay Ashford available from Rakuten Kobo. "Ashford cleverly weaves historical facts into a whodunit written in Austen's style. Janeites may be enthralled or appal /5.

      The Mysterious Death of Miss Austen is affectionate towards its subject matter but unfortunately lacks not just substance but also has very little in the way of style. The precise cause of Jane Austen’s death has been a matter of some debate for centuries, with a diverse range of ailments from Addison’s disease, lymphoma to tuberculosis /5(). Get this from a library! The mysterious death of Miss Austen. [Lindsay Ashford] -- In , ruim een kwart eeuw na haar dood, komt aan het licht dat een haarlok van Jane Austen zo'n hoog gehalte aan arsenucum bevat dat de vraag rijst of zij wellicht is vermoord.

    Even after more than twenty years, Miss Sharp is determined to get to the bottom of the mysterious death of the acclaimed Miss Austen Lindsay Ashford is an established crime writer who lived and working at the heart of the Jane Austen heritage movement - Chawton House in Hampshire - . "Ashford cleverly weaves historical facts into a whodunit written in Austen's style. Janeites may be enthralled or appalled, but they'll agree that this literate page-turner is thought-provoking."—Kirkus Pride and Prejudice and Murder? Twenty-six years have passed since the death of Jane Austen.


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"The Mysterious Death of Miss Jane Austen is a rich, complex novel about a woman unwilling to let go of the only person she ever really loved who was taken from her too soon." - Diary of an Eccentric "I think that readers will be very pleased with The Mysterious Death of Miss Jane Austen and fans of Jane Austen will be superbly delighted."4/5().

Lindsay Ashford imagines a more sinister explanation for Jane Austens sudden demise at the age of 41 in The Mysterious Death of Miss Jane Austen. Told from the point of view of Anne Sharp, former governess to Janes niece, Fanny, and a close friend of Janes, Ashford deftly weaves together biographical facts and fanciful fiction to tell a story /5.

"The Mysterious Death of Miss Jane Austen is a rich, complex novel about a woman unwilling to let go of the only person she ever really loved who was taken from her too soon." - Diary of an Eccentric "I think that readers will be very pleased with The Mysterious Death of Miss Jane Austen and fans of Jane Austen will be superbly delighted."4/4(20).

The Mysterious Death of Miss Austen is affectionate towards its subject matter but unfortunately lacks not just substance but also has very little in the way of style. The precise cause of Jane Austen’s death has been a matter of some debate for centuries, with a diverse range of ailments from Addison’s disease, lymphoma to tuberculosis /5().

With such interesting little known facts shared about Jane Austen's most famous novels the reader may find the compulsion to reread all their favorites. Above all, The Mysterious Death of Miss Jane Austen is an entertaining reexamination of one of history's literary mysteries with a 4/5.

THE MYSTERIOUS DEATH OF MISS JANE AUSTEN. by she was in love with Jane, who remained unaware of her feelings. Twenty-six years after Jane’s death, Anne decides to write a memoir revealing the secrets that she believes led a family member to poison Jane with arsenic.

our editors select the one author and one book they believe to be Author: Lindsay Ashford. The Mysterious Death of Miss Austen imagines the summer of and Jane's close friendship with Anne Sharp, governess to her brother Edward's children.

As the bond between the two women deepens, Anne senses a dark undercurrent within the family, something that. The Mysterious Death of Miss Austen by Lindsay Ashford - review By Anna Scott Tue 8 Nov EST First published on Tue 8 Nov Author: Guardian Staff.

"The Mysterious Death of Miss Jane Austen is a rich, complex novel about a woman unwilling to let go of the only person she ever really loved who was taken from her too soon." - Diary of an Eccentric "I think that readers will be very pleased with The Mysterious Death of Miss Jane Austen and fans of Jane Austen will be superbly delighted."/5().

Almost years after she died, Jane Austen's early death at the age of just 41 has been attributed to many things, from cancer to Addison's disease. Now sleuthing from a crime novelist has.

A compelling fictional account of the circumstances surrounding Jane Austen's mysterious death from award-winning mystery writer Lindsay Ashford, inspired by letters and diaries from the Austen.

Perfect for fans of Death Comes to Pemberley, upon its publication in the UK, Lindsay Ashford's fictional interpretation of the few facts surrounding Jane Austen's mysterious death sparked an international debate and uproar.

None of the medical theories offer a satisfactory explanation of Jane Austen's early demise at the age of forty-one. I had the pleasure of reading this mystery novel in when it was published in the UK as The Mysterious Death of Miss Austen.I was very happy to learn that it was being published for the North American market by Sourcebooks as The Mysterious Death of Miss Jane a recent second reading, I can honestly state that “my affections and wishes are unchanged.”.

The Mysterious Death of Miss Austen, by Lindsay Ashford – A Review Posted in Book Reviews, Jane Austen Sequels Book Reviews by Laurel Ann Nattress Jane Austen’s personal life is a bit of an enigma.

Stars Miss Austen tells the story of Jane Austen's beloved sister Cassandra Austen, who outlived Jane by some twenty-eight years. The sisters were, by all accounts, quite devoted to one another and Cassandra assiduously maintained Jane's reputation after her death, in part by famously burning a number of Jane's letters that Cassandra did 4/5.

The Mysterious Miss Austen. In MayJane Austen mingled among London's fashionable crowd as she took in an exhibition of oils and watercolors at Wigley ’s Great Room at Spring Gardens. Since the beginning of the year, the “ton” had been chattering about and passing around a delicious new book.

The result is The Mysterious Death of Miss Austen. It is unsettling and powerful. You will not view Jane Austen and her family in the same light after completing it. I continually reminded myself while I was reading it that it was fiction.

Or is it. Up front, the author boldly presents the reader with this shocking question. Ashford (Strange Blood) uses the ambiguity surrounding the death of Jane Austen at 41 to craft an intriguing mystery.

There’s some factual basis for the suggestion that Austen was murdered. The Mysterious Death Of Miss Austen imagines the summer of and Jane\'s close friendship with Anne Sharp, governess to her brother Edward\'s children.

As the bond between the two women deepens, Anne senses a dark undercurrent within the family, something that. This book sparked international headlines with the provocative question: Was Jane Austen poisoned. A compelling fictional account of the circumstances surrounding Jane Austen's mysterious death from award-winning mystery writer Lindsay Ashford, inspired by letters and diaries from the Austen archive.4/5(3).

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