On December 16, 1775, Jane Austen is born in Steventon, United Kingdom. Her legacy of romance and philosophy on love, courtship, and marriage have yet to leave the cultural mind. This is where stories like Austenland by Shannon Hale come into play. Hale creates a protagonist with unobtainable ideals for men. Only someone fictional like Mr. Darcy could possibly meet them. This obsession eventually steers her to an English resort that caters to Austen fans like our main character. It is a romance and cheesy without remorse, but Austen fans should find it more than a tad relatable.
Book Title: Austenland
Book Author: Hale, Shannon
Dewey Decimal Call Number: FIC HAL
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