Sandy Ward Bell



Why I Love Austen

Posted on November 6, 2014 at 10:40 AM

Jane Austen is a gem. I have been a fan for over twenty-five years. With the release of my new novel, I began to dig deep to find out why I love her work so much. It’s simple really. Her creations are timeless. Even though old English can seem thick, Austen makes reading her sentences so enjoyable you don’t even notice the multitude of semicolons and words like hallooing and boatswain. She knew what women wanted and she topped it with delicious humor. What makes it even more amazing is two hundred years later women still want to indulge in realistic romance, intrigue, and crazy relatives. Like I sad, she is a gem who is priceless.

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