Letters to Alice on First Reading Jane Austen
Alice, a student with green spiky hair, is an aspiring novelist. A child of the modern age, she recoils at the idea of reading Jane Austen. In a sequence of letters, Weldon examines the rewards of such study.
Alice is an eighteen-year-old student and aspiring novelist with green spiky hair, a child of the modern age who recoils at the idea of reading Jane Austen. In a sequence of letters reminiscent of Jane Austen's to her own neice, 'aunt' Fay examines the rewards of such study. Not only is her correspondence a revealing tribute to a great writer - it is also an original and rewarding exploration of the craft of fiction itself.
|Dimensions||198 × 129 × 10 mm|
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