Jean Burnett

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Who are the Janeites?

The term ‘Janeites’ was coined by Rudyard Kipling who was a great admirer of Austen’s work. He wrote a short story called The Janeites set during the First World War. A group of men in the trenches discuss Jane’s novels, read from them and even name their big guns after…

Causing Pain to Jane

Another Austen spin-off taking liberties with Mr.Darcy, I hear you say. Does the world need another one?  All I can say in my defence is that my book was written as a kind of tribute to the Great Writer. This website is going live on December 16th which is Jane’s…

Book Reviews

Two books worth looking out for this autumn are both published by ThornBerry Publishing UK. Time out of Mind by Shirley Wright is a beautifully written story of love and loss in a romantic Cornish setting. A Kettle of Fish by Alison Bacon is a quirkier coming-of-age story with a…

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