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Confessions of a Jane Austen Addict

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Confessions of a Jane Austen Addict

Confessions of a Jane Austen Addict

Penguin - Dutton
Confessions of a Jane Austen Addict is an entertaining book by Laurie Viera Rigler. Whether or not you're a Jane Austen addict, you'll enjoy this book.
Imagine waking up to find yourself in another person's body. It's the stuff of science fiction novels. But, in this novel, Courtney Stone is transported back to Regency England, to the 19th century--a time before indoor plumbing.

Of course, as a book lover, bibliophile, and absolute Janeite--Courtney has a unique perspective on the time in which she finds herself. Jane Austen's novels have become a part of her life, and all that Austen trivia becomes her survival guide to harrowing social situations.

Explore Time and the Character

Famous writers (like Mark Twain, with his A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court) have explored the premise of a character who goes back in time to encounter famous/historical figures. Rigler's character doesn't meet a character like Merlin or King Arthur, but Courtney's presence in the past still offers a new perspective on Austen--her novels, characters, and setting (with a Romantic/melodramatic slant).

Allow yourself to be transported back in time. Meet Jane Austen in the pages of this novel. It will be an experience that you won't soon forget.

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