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Austenland (Reprint) (Paperback) by Shannon Hale

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About the Book

For every woman who has read "Pride and Prejudice" and sighed for Mr. Darcy comes a confection of a book from "New York Times"-bestselling author Hale.

Book Synopsis

For readers of Waiting for Tom Hanks and Well Met, a "gloriously satisfying" (Glamour) romantic comedy set at a Jane Austen fantasy resort from New York Times bestselling author Shannon Hale. Now a major motion picture starring Keri Russell and produced by Stephenie Meyer.

Jane Hayes is a young New Yorker with a real romantic problem: no man she meets can compare to her one true love--Mr. Darcy from Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice. But when a wealthy relative bequeaths her a trip to an English resort for Austen fanatics, Jane's fantasies of meeting the perfect Regency-era gentleman suddenly become realer than she ever could have imagined.

Dressed in empire waist gowns and torn between a sexy gardener and an actor playing the brooding Darcy role, Jane finds herself mastering the rules of etiquette and of the resort's flirtatious games. But when it's time to bid Austenland goodbye, can Jane really leave her fantasies--and the two men who've played into them--behind?

In this addictive, charming, and entirely delightful story, Shannon Hale brings out the Jane Austen obsessive in all of us.

Review Quotes

Funny, moving, and a real surprise. - USA Today

Gloriously satisfying. - Glamour

Adorable! This is the best tribute to obsessed Austen freaks (like me) that I've ever read. - Stephenie Meyer, New York Times bestselling author of the TWILIGHT series

An utterly enjoyable tribute. - Miami Herald

An homage to Austen... Austenland offers hope that after years of fruitless searching for a companion, just when you're ready to give up on love, it will find you on its own. - Houston Chronicle

Allow me to direct you to the best Austen tribute since Karen Joy Fowler's The Jane Austen Book Club: Shannon Hale's clever and imaginative Austenland... Hale's charming first book for adults is chick lit with soul. Though there's a laugh on nearly every page--Hale, like Austen, is adept at subtly skewering the ridiculous--there's also the more serious story of a woman learning the difference between fantasy and reality, and discovering that real life can be better than your dreams. Is there a better message for a summer read? - Bookpage

About The Author

Shannon Hale is the New York Times bestselling author of 30+ books for young readers including Newbery Honor winner Princess Academy, The Goose Girl, Book of a Thousand Days, Kind of a Big Deal, and graphic novel memoirs Real Friends and Best Friends. Her novels for the adult crowd include Austenland (now a major motion picture starring Keri Russell), Midnight in Austenland, and The Actor and the Housewife. With her husband Dean, she penned the bestselling series The Princess in Black and two novels about Marvel's unbeatable Squirrel Girl. They live in Utah with their four remarkable children and two ridiculous cats.
Dimensions (Overall): 8.3 Inches (H) x 5.58 Inches (W) x .55 Inches (D)
Weight: .43 Pounds
Suggested Age: 22 Years and Up
Number of Pages: 196
Genre: Fiction + Literature Genres
Sub-Genre: Romance
Publisher: Bloomsbury Pub Plc USA
Format: Paperback
Author: Shannon Hale
Language: English
Street Date: May 27, 2008
TCIN: 11336141
UPC: 9781596912861
Item Number (DPCI): 059-04-1858
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported
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Estimated ship dimensions: 8.25 inches length x 5.25 inches width x 0.5 inches height
Estimated ship weight: 0.44 pounds
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5.0 out of 5 stars with 1 reviews

Saw the movie...had to get the book!

5 out of 5 stars
SaraBella - 11 years ago
Absolutely charming and for this price it's hard to pass up!
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