Nicole MQ Johnson
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What Matters in Jane Austen
- Twenty Crucial Puzzles Solved
- By: John Mullan
- Narrated by: Paul Collins
- Length: 10 hrs and 37 mins
In What Matters in Jane Austen?, John Mullan shows that we can best appreciate Austen's brilliance by looking at the intriguing quirks and intricacies of her fiction. Asking and answering some very specific questions about what goes on in her novels, he reveals the inner workings of their greatness. In 20 short chapters, each of which explores a question prompted by Austen’s novels, Mullan illuminates the themes that matter most in her beloved fiction.
Intriguing details and background
- By Barbara JA on 11-12-13
What did you love best about What Matters in Jane Austen?
Great close reading
What was your reaction to the ending? (No spoilers please!)
Would you be willing to try another one of Paul Collins’s performances?
Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?
No--better to get it in dribs and drabs.
Any additional comments?
Interesting topic; such a struggle to listen to due to the narrator
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