Friday Link Up

Here are some Internet stories you may have missed:

A truly elegant period villa just a few minutes from Cheltenham racecourse that’s full of potential – Country Life

Is ‘Persuasion’ the Jane Austen story we all need right now? – The Christian Science Monitor

The books that shaped me: Susanna Clarke – Good Housekeeping
Clarke won the Women’s Prize for Fiction 2021 for her novel Piranesi, see which Austen novel she mentions in this interview.

‘Kicking Ass in a Corset’: new/old take on leadership – Forest Park Review
Oak Park, Jane Austen inspire women’s leadership principles

What it is like to live on one of Bath’s steepest streets – Somerset Live
People are rumoured to have used it as a ski slope.

BEDLAM’s PERSUASION Announces New Opening Date – Broadway World
PERSUASION, a new play by Sarah Rose Kearns adapted from the novel by Jane Austen and directed by Eric Tucker, will now be opening on Tuesday, September 28, 2021.

Mr. Malcolm’s List: What Latest News Do We Have Regarding the Release Date and Cast? – Gizmo Story

NEIL MACKAY’S BIG READ: Disney makes you sad. Jane Austen teaches you to kill … meet the Scots genius who reveals all on the psychological science of stories – The Herald

Culture Writer Deyna Grimshaw takes us through the books which have shaped her, from the Mr Men series to Shelley’s Frankenstein. – Redbrick

Forgotten local histories: Stoneleigh Abbey’s links with Jane Austen, royalty and the darker secrets it hides – The Courier

Yale student presents a virtual exhibit on Jane Austen’s ‘Pride and Prejudice’ – Yale Daily News
As the University’s safety regulations still pose a challenge to in-person events, one student presents her online exhibit on the publishing history of Austen’s classic novel.

The best literary locations to explore…by boat – Yachting Monthly
Explore 10 literary locations in the UK and Ireland and discover the anchorages, harbours, islands and costal towns which inspired writers to put pen to paper

From Austen to Wharton – MV Times
Delving into classic stories with a local book group

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