redicated upon a real-life drama that occurred in Jane Austen’s well-documented history, and two hundred years since her first ‘child’ of the ‘sacred six’ was acquired by military publisher Thomas Egerton, comes the debut of an enigmatic companion set of seven original Regaustenian
novels that freshly emulate the style of those six perfect classics. The Bath Novels of Lady A~
is so called because the collection is implicitly linked to Jane Austen's ten-year ‘unproductive’ sojourn, which started in Bath, and
the modish Regency conversion of her pseudonym ‘a Lady’ to ‘Lady A~’. Though it was thought Lady A~’s pen lay fallow all through that decade-long silence, the revelation of The Bath Novels of Lady A~
) invites the reader to imagine exactly the opposite. Indeed what such devilish genius might have done with high frustration and low event in fatiguing places—and at the nib of a very polemical
pen—may yet be discovered in the first cryptic novel
’s seven ‘Classic Companions’. Read more
Janeites! If you are in any way enamored of our very civil ‘companion’ movement, pray, link with us too(!), and become a Ladeite.