books everybody should read → anything and everything ever written by jane austen
what they’re about: austen’s novels portray middle-class life in regency era england. each novel tells a love story and a story about marriage, but they are not romance novels: they are observations of the society in which jane austen lived.
why you should read them: jane austen is one of the greatest authors of english literature. like so many other readers, i adore her novels for the witty and insightful voice of the author. you never forget your first austen novel, and you will never regret picking up a book by austen.it is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune must be in want of a wife.