I read Behind Jane Austen's Door by Jennifer Forest. This is an ebook, 54 pages in length, and a work of nonfiction. If you are a Jane Austen Fan and/or curious about what it was like for a woman living during Britain's Regency era, then this short read is perfect for you!
I loved how this ebook was set up as its focus is on women and their life within a Regency era home; room by room. Lots of relevant quotes from Jane Austen's novels pop up throughout Behind Jane Austen's Door by Jennifer Forest to help substantiate the content that the author sets forth about life for women during the Regency era.
I certainly enjoyed learning more about women's lives during the Regency era. Behind Jane Austen's Door by Jennifer Forest is a delightful read!
Below is the summary Behind Jane Austen's Door by Jennifer Forest for from Amazon:
Behind Jane Austen's Door takes you on a tour of a Regency house, room by room, to explore the delicate challenges and the beautiful lives of Jane Austen's women.
Jane Austen did not place her stories in castles or on the battlefields, but in that one building so important to Elizabeth and Elinor: a home of their own.
What was life like for Jane Austen’s women in the home? From drawing room diva to mother, wife and savvy housekeeper, Jane Austen's women lived fascinating lives in their homes. Behind Jane Austen's Door is a gentle 14,500 words, perfect for a few hours relaxing reading.
Table of Contents
The Entrance Hall
The Drawing Room
The Dining Room
The Breakfast Room
The Dressing Room
A Quick Guide to Jane Austen’s Regency World
I am giving Behind Jane Austen's Door by Jennifer Forest a rating of 4 stars out of 5 stars.
Until my next post, happy reading!!