Review; The Beautifull Cassandra by Jane Austen
Description from Goodreads
'She has many rare and charming qualities, but Sobriety is not one of them.'
A selection of Austen's dark and hilarious early writings - featuring murder, drunkenness, perjury, theft, poisoning, women breaking out of prison, men forging wills and babies biting off their mothers' fingers...
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My Thoughts On the Book
Personally I struggled to read this collection by Jane Austen. It's clear that it's from her early writings and it can be told from the writing style. Personally I think I'll stick to some of her other works, like Pride and Prejudice.