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Memoir of Jane Austen is the Austen family's memoir of the beloved 19th-century English novelist. Written and compiled by Austen's nephew, James Edward Austen-Leigh, Memoir of Jane Austen reveals the author as her family knew her while at the same time protecting the author's privacy in keeping with the Victorian conventions of the time.

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  • 07-04-21

Honest, insightful, straightforward

I was glad to hear commentary from a family member on this wonderful authoress. I gleaned details that rang true with who I felt Jane Austen probably was, compared with my estimation of her from reading her successful and delightful novels.