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Jane Austen, A Woman for Our Times

Julia Golding is a multi-award-winning children’s author and the creator of the podcast What Would Jane Do? We caught up with her at her home in Oxford to find out why this Regency novelist is still a woman of our times.

Jane Austen & the secret of her enduring appeal

Jane Austen is a great writer. We accept that, right? It’s a given, isn’t it? But just what is it that makes her so special? We asked Dr. Gabrielle Malcolm, guest blogger and author of Fan Phenomena: Jane Austen and There’s Something About Darcy to share her thoughts



Step back into Regency England with Strictly Jane Austen Tours. Our unique and immersive tours have been designed to give you a real taste of Jane Austen’s world and provide fascinating facts about one of England’s most famous and respected authors. Based in Bath, the city Jane made her home and where she set two of her novels, we are perfectly placed to create evocative tours featuring special Regency experiences, expert talks and private visits to key sites. 

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