I Was Jane Austen's Best Friend

I Was Jane Austen's Best Friend

Book - 2010
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Jane says that if I am to be the heroine of this story, something will throw a hero in my way . . .Based on real events, I WAS JANE AUSTEN'S BEST FRIEND is the secret diary of Jenny Cooper, Jane Austen's teenage friend and confidante. Their evenings are a blur of beautiful dresses, balls, gossip and romance; their days are spent writing about them - Jenny in her diary, Jane in her first attempts at fiction. When Jenny falls utterly in love with a handsome naval officer, obstacles stand in their way. Who better to help her than Jane herself, who already considers herself an expert in love and relationships?
Publisher: London : Macmillan, 2010.
ISBN: 9780230743526
Branch Call Number: FIC HARR
Characteristics: 342 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
Additional Contributors: Hellard, Susan

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sstoneham
Aug 04, 2014

I just can't get into it. I've read about 10% so far and I'm just bored out of my mind. It does seem well edited for this style of Jane Austen fan-fiction.

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liv210
Jun 04, 2013

This was an interesting book. You never hear much about Jane Austen, so I got into this book. However, there were times when I wanted to shake Jenny. I like books with vivacious characters, and she isn't however, very good. Bonus: it's in the form of a diary.

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yrusocereal
Jan 21, 2011

This was a pretty good book! It was pretty cool to see a perspective from on Jane from her friends view. Well done book.

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123_its_me
Apr 22, 2012

Jame always says that girls are much older than boys of the same age!

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