The Jane Austen Book Club (Paperback)

By Karen Joy Fowler

Plume, 9780452289000, 304pp.

Publication Date: August 28, 2007

Other Editions of This Title:
Digital Audiobook (1/10/2011)
Paperback (4/26/2005)
Hardcover (5/1/2004)
Compact Disc (4/1/2004)
Paperback (6/1/2006)
Paperback (11/1/2007)
Pre-Recorded Audio Player (7/1/2009)

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Description

In California's central valley, five women and one man join to discuss Jane Austen's novels.Over the six months they get together, marriages are tested, affairs begin,
unsuitable arrangements become suitable, and love happens.With her eye for the frailties of human behavior and her ear for the absurdities of social intercourse, Karen Joy Fowler has never been wittier nor her characters more appealing.The result is a delicious dissection of modern relationships.

Dedicated Austenites will delight in unearthing the echoes of Austen that run through the novel, but most readers will simply enjoy the vision and voice that, despite two centuries of separation, unite two great writers of brilliant social comedy.



About the Author

Karen Joy Fowler, A PEN/Faulkner and Dublin IMPAC nominee, is the author of "We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves, Sarah Canary, The Sweetheart Season, Wit's End, Black Glass: Short Fictions," and "Sister Noon."