Jane Austen Was Here


Elizabeth Bennett, I presume…

If I have to be house-bound, it may as well be with Jane Austen.  My daughter’s gift of the soundtrack from the Keira Knightley version of Pride and Prejudice led to binge watching that movie, the A&E version, Sense and Sensibility with Emma Thompson and Kate Winslet and two versions of Persuasion.  I haven’t watched Emma yet; it is my least favorite of the top four.  To complete the immersion, I am re-reading  Austen’s Complete Works of…  and comparing the originals to the screen plays, just for fun, and because it is winter…


About Sharon L. Clemens

Sharon and husband Merle and their children owned and operated a specialty shop and restaurant in a restored dairy barn for thirteen years in a village in Illinois. After closing their restaurant, they converted the barn into the family home and moved their shop to the garden level. They operated a collectable shop as a home-based business for another thirteen years before retiring to the country life. Sharon has been a special feature guest on the local NBC telelvision affiliate and has spoken professionally on topics relating to herb gardening and cottage lifestyle. In addition to conducting workshops and programs, Sharon writes a weekly cottage lifestyle e-newsletter called “Cottage Chat” and a Word Press blog: Seasons of Farm Grove. She has written five novels, The Younger Girl, Door County Cottage, Timeless-A Door County Love Story, Door County Cabin and Door County Escape, love stories with traditional values set in Door County, Wisconsin.
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