By Amy Elizabeth Smith
"An illuminating insight...fascinating."—Amanda Grange, bestselling writer of Mr. Darcy's Diary
"A trip via either a actual panorama and the geography of the human center and mind...delightfully unique and sometimes deeply relocating, this e-book reminds us that Austen's world—and her characters—are greatly alive."—Michael Thomas Ford, writer of Jane Bites Back
WHERE DO BOOKS TAKE YOU?
With a suitcase choked with Jane Austen novels en español, Amy Elizabeth Smith trigger on a yearlong Latin American experience: a touring e-book membership with Jane. In six designated, unforgettable international locations, she amassed book-loving new friends— taxi drivers and academics, poets and politicians— to learn Emma, feel and Sensibility, and Pride and Prejudice.
Whether sharing chicken beer with Guatemalans, becoming a member of the gang at a Mexican boxing fit, feeding a horde of tame iguanas with Ecuadorean young children, or tangling with argumentative booksellers in Argentina, Amy got here to profit what Austen knew all alongside: that we're no longer consistently conversing an analogous language— even if we're conversing an analogous language.
But with actual Austen intuition, she might realize while, all of sudden, she'd chanced on her personal Señor Darcy.
All Roads bring about Austen celebrates the simplest of what we adore approximately books and revels within the excitement of sharing an excellent book— with sturdy neighbors.
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All Roads Lead to Austen: A Year-long Journey with Jane by Amy Elizabeth Smith