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Jane Austen : The Complete Collection (2010 edition), Bedford Park Books - ISBN: 9780978787196
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Works of Jane Austen (2007 edition), MobileReference - ISBN: 9781605011295
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The Complete Works of Jane Austen (1992 edition), Mundus Publishing

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Born: December 16, 1775

Died: July 28, 1817 (aged 41)

Nationality: British

Occupation: Writer

Bio: Jane Austen was an English novelist whose works of romantic fiction, set among the landed gentry, earned her a place as one of the most widely read writers in English literature. Her realism and biting social commentary has gained her historical importance among scholars and critics.

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