|Portrait of Jane Austen |
painted by her sister Cassandra.
As the 237th anniversary of her birth draws near let's take a look at Ten Fun Facts about Jane Austen's life and work!
|All Saints Church in Steventon where Jane Austen's father was rector.|
|Jane Austen had lots of siblings like Catherine Morland does in Northanger Abbey.|
|Portrait of niece Fanny Austen Knight drawn by Cassandra Austen.|
|The film Becoming Jane shows Jane Austen reading.|
|Many Balls & Parties Are Featured In He Books|
|Antique copies of Pride and Prejudice, Mansfield Park & Sense and Sensibility.|
|Persuasion has a scene that takes place at Lyme and the heroine is 27, the same age as Jane Austen was.|
|Northanger Abbey & Persuasion were originally published in four volumes.|
|Actress Anna Maxwell Martin as Cassandra Austen in Becoming Jane (2005).|
|Heroines from Jane Austen film adaptations.|
So there you have it, ten interesting facts about the amazing authoress Jane Austen.
Were there any of these facts that surprised you?
Have you ever read or watched anything about Jane Austen's life?