The Jane Austen book club is not continuing in 2011.

Thank you to the students and staff who came along and shared our conversations about Jane, her characters and the society of the time. It was great!

Jane Austen Book Club

The Jane Austen Book Club - for members and interested readers


We meet on Day 9 at Lunchtime in the Project Room

Convenors - Ms McCurry and Ms Sweeney

Members: Jennifer, Lexie, Natalie, Ruby, Ms Smith, Ms Ryan, Mr Weir, Anu, Judith, Lauren, Stefania, Elena, Courtney, Laura, Hannah, Joanna, Lauren, Emma, Natasha, Bianca, Floranne, and Lauren and still looking for more!

Take the Austen quiz - which heroine are you?

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to celebrate the Jane Austen Book club we have purchased lovely new editions of all the novels as well as...

Celebrity Jane

JANE’S FAME: How Jane Austen Conquered the World.
By Claire Harman. Henry Holt. 277 pp. $26
A TRUTH UNIVERSALLY ACKNOWLEDGED:
Thirty-Three Great Writers on Why We Read Jane Austen.

Edited by Susannah Carson. Random House. 295 pp. $25
Not long after Jane Austen’s death in 1817, at age 41, her brother Henry wrote a “Biographical Notice” to coincide with the posthumous publication of Persuasion and Northanger Abbey. “Short and easy will be the task of the mere biographer,” he assured his sister’s readers. “A life of usefulness, literature, and religion was not by any means a life of event.” Read more of this review here


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A Truth Universally Acknowledged 33 Great Writers on Why We Read Jane Austen

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The lost memoirs of Jane Austen by Syrie James

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Prada and Prejudice by Mandy Hubbard
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The Darcys give a ball by Elizabeth Newark



Murder at Mansfield Park

by Lynn Shepherd - mystery whodunnit set in Mansfield Park. But poor Fanny, she is not quite the heroine that Jane Austen made her!