A Portrait of Jane (Austen)

Today is the 235th birthday of British writer Jane Austen b.1775 – 1817.  Austen is one of  the most well-known  female author of  English Literature.  Her shrewd observations, wry wit and social commentary give us an insight into Georgian society.  She came from a  close large  family consisting of Father George Austen, mother Cassandra Leigh and six brothersContinue reading “A Portrait of Jane (Austen)”