Jane Austen, Edward Knight, & Chawton: Commerce & Community.
Explores the economic side of Edward Knight's inheritance, especially Chawton, where Austen lived during the period her works were published. Here, at the estate of her brother, Austen experienced the lives of the people she wrote about. Slothouber's book is entertaining and instructive and brings to light new material about the Austen family's life as well as the economic facts of the time. Rich with fascinating period illustrations and useful diagrams. Are you writing fiction from the period? Here's a ready, readable source to help ground your work in reality! Just feeling a bit nosy? Dive in! Woodpigeon Publishing, Gaithersburg. Paper. 2015. NEW. $20.00