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The Lost Memoirs of Jane Austen Audiobook

The Lost Memoirs of Jane Austen

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In The Lost Memoirs of Jane Austen, screenwriter, playwright, and British literature expert Syrie James imagines a hidden journal kept by Jane Austen from 1815 to 1817. This revealing narrative tells the poignant tale of the blossoming romance between Jane and a landed aristocrat. Such a love fills the 30-something Jane with hope for marriage and provides her with fodder for her finest writing.

©2008 Syrie James (P)2009 Recorded Books

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    Kathleen Northern NJ 03-25-16
    Kathleen Northern NJ 03-25-16 Member Since 2015
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    "A Skillfully Woven, Compelling Tale!"

    Syrie James skillfully interweaves historical details of Jane Austen's life, aspects of her wit & wisdom, character & convictions, and details of her writings to create a most intriguing unveiling of her one "true love" -- cherished by Austen, but kept secret out of necessity. James most cleverly crafts a plot in which the events (revealed by this lost memoir) serve to inspire Austen to make key plot changes to several of her novels (as we now know & adore them) as she experiences deep emotional turmoil as well as intense joy and passion.

    Stina Nielsen is a masterful narrator who beautifully manifests the voices of quite a few diverse characters. I lost myself in the storyline as I listened to the audio book because Nielsen so adeptly brings each character to life. To feel like I'm listening to an a conversation that actually could have taken place by or near Jane Austen is phenomenal!

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    Adilia Megara 09-11-15 Member Since 2014
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    "Should be a screenplay!"

    I truly enjoyed this book and the narrator's performance. It would have been a better version of "Becoming Jane" for me. Thank you, Syrie!

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    adam paley 06-09-15
    adam paley 06-09-15
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    "Jane Austen"

    I loved this book. It felt so real. I want to read The Lost Manuscript of Jane Austen next.

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    Jane C. Harris 05-18-15

    I most enjoy reading spiritual books to nourish my soul; psychology books to enhance my profession; & psych thrillers for fun escapism.

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    "Wonderful story & narration"

    I read the many great reviews on the goodreads app and agree with them all. There are some naysayers. But I have to say that not only did I enjoy the book, but I felt as if I actually know Ms. Austen. I believe that was because the author seemed to capture her spirit and the narrator did an amazing job of bringing the writing to life.

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