Jane Austen in Australia.
A novel that fills in the "gap" period of Austen's life when we know few details about her, by sending her to Australia. The event that precipitates this voyage is Aunt Leigh Perrot's arrest, when her husband planned to go to Australia witih her if the verdict was unfavorable. After making all these plans, the couple may have decided to go anyway, and bring their young niece along. Secker & Warburg, London. 1984. Hb, Dj. USED. $28.00