THE JANE AUSTEN BOOK CLUB meets THE GUERNSEY LITERARY AND POTATO PEEL PIE SOCIETY
'Hope can sometimes be just enough.'
It's only a few months since the war ended but the little village of Chawton is about to be hit by another devastating blow. The heart of the community, the Chawton estate, and site of Jane Austen's cherished former home, is in danger of being sold to the highest bidder.
Eight villagers are brought together by their love for the famous author's novels, to create THE JANE AUSTEN SOCIETY. As new friendships form and the pain of the past begins to heal, surely they can find a way to preserve Austen's legacy before it is too late?
And there may even be a few unexpected surprises along the way...
A heartbreaking and uplifting novel of hope, loss and love. Perfect for fans of MISS AUSTEN by Gill Hornby and THE GUERNSEY LITERARY AND POTATO PEEL PIE SOCIETY by Annie Barrows and Mary Ann Shaffer
Fans of The Chilbury Ladies' Choir and The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society will adore The Jane Austen Society. A charming and memorable debut. - Pam Jenoff, New York Times bestselling author of The Lost Girls of Paris
An extremely impressive debut novel populated with fully-developed, nuanced characters that resonate. - Mark Sullivan, bestselling author of Beneath a Scarlet Sky