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Charles Austen: Jane Austen’s “own particular little brother”

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“Our own particular little brother” Jane Austen to Cassandra January 21, 1799 Charles Austen CB (1779 – 7 October 1852) was an officer in the Royal Navy. He served during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars, and beyond, eventually rising to the rank of rear-admiral. Charles was born in 1779 as the fifth and youngest […]

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Lesley Castle: An Unfinished Novel in Letters

A diverting work in the epistolatory style

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George Austen

Jane Austen’s “Missing” Brother

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