By Sophia Hillan
Marianne, Louisa, and Cassandra Knight (May, Lou, and Cass) have been Jane Austen's nieces. She knew the women good, studying and stitching with them as they grew up. frequently the topics of her witty letters, they have been nonetheless younger women whilst Jane died in 1817. but, their lives mirrored some of the conventions in their aunt's recognized novels. good-looking noblemen, speeding officials, and penurious monks sought her nieces' fingers; similar to Austen's adored heroines, they knew good the rigors of blighted love and the enjoyment of endurance rewarded and so they knew the sorrow of wasting their youth domestic. This booklet tells the tale of ways 3 girls came across themselves faraway from their aunt's mannered Regency England, to finish their lives in eire, a land riven with famine and land wars.""Offers an tricky vein of riches for Austenites.""-Library magazine, March 1, 2012
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