A Most Clever Girl

by Brenda S. Cox "For she had a lively, playful disposition, which delighted in anything ridiculous." From Pride and Prejudice, used to describe Jane Austen herself in A Most Clever Girl Are you looking for a children's book that introduces Jane Austen with gorgeous illustrations, and a deeper look at who she was as a … Continue reading A Most Clever Girl

The Joy of the Reticule

by Brenda S. Cox When Emma encountered Mrs. Elton visiting Jane Fairfax, “she saw [Mrs. Elton] with a sort of anxious parade of mystery fold up a letter which she had apparently been reading aloud to Miss Fairfax, and return it into the purple and gold ridicule by her side,”—Emma, Volume 3, chapter 16, Cambridge … Continue reading The Joy of the Reticule