“I declare after all there is no enjoyment like reading!” The Enduring Appeal of Jane Austen’s Novels’

University of Southampton’s reporter Karen Woods in conversation with Dr Gillian Dow from the University of Southampton’s Centre for Eighteenth-Century Studies and Sandy Lerner from Chawton House Library who has written a sequel to the ever-popular Pride and Prejudice, called Second Impressions.

Second Impressions can be purchased online, with proceeds from the sale of the book generously donated to Chawton House Library by the author.

The book, Uses of Austen: Jane’s Afterlives, eds. Gillian Dow and Clare Hanson, can be pre ordered here.