A look at the life of the British author whose imagination produced some of literature's greatest stories. Jane Austen (1775-1817) wrote two literary classics--Sense and Sensibility and Pride and Prejudice--before she turned 21. And although she never married, she led a happy and active life, seemingly untouched by the dramatic incidents that filled her characters' lives.
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