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Jane Austen

By Manuela Santoni
Illustrated by Manuela Santoni

A graphic 'biopic' of a beloved writer, with a romantic sweep thanks to Manuela Santoni's elegant black-and-white artwork. A must-have for fans of Jane Austen or cartoonists like Kate Beaton.

A 'biopic' in graphic form, giving a window into the youth and first love of a beloved writer. Writer-artist Manuela Santoni depicts a young Jane Austen finding her artistic voice and rejecting society's expectations in England of the late 1700s. The book also examines Austen's relationship with Thomas Lefroy, the source of much speculation among Jane Austen fans. Austen finds herself drawn to Lefroy, despite the divisions between their families, but chooses the life of a writer.

  • Combines biography, coming of age story, and a stormy romance
  • Loose but elegant--and very modern--graphic style
  • Perfect for readers who want to learn more about storytelling and the lives of authors

About the author

Manuela Santoni, is a Comic Book Artist/Illustrator from Rome, Italy. Manuela graduated in Art History at “La Sapienza, University of Rome”, and studied comics at “Scuola Romana dei Fumetti” and illustration in a Master, called “Ars in Fabula – Master di Illustrazione per l’editoria” in Macerata, Italy. She loves French comics, BBC’s series and reading books with a cup of tea.

ISBN: 9781541523661
Imprint: Lerner PG - Graphic Universe
Distributor: Walker Australia-HEDS
Binding: Hardback
Release Date: November 1, 2018
Dimensions: 191 x 254mm, 96pp
Stock Status: Confirmed
Australian RRP: $37.99
New Zealand RRP: $39.99
Stock Level: In Stock

Last updated on 04/11/18 at 22:24:21
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