CLIO’S MUSE – A History Reading Club

Saturday, November 2
12:45pm in the Activity Room
The reading selection for November is Jane Austen’s England by Roy and Lesley Adkins. This non fiction book explores the customs and culture of everyday existence depicted in the England of Austen’s classic novels. Drawing upon a rich array of contemporary sources, including many previously unpublished manuscripts, diaries, and personal letters, the Adkins vividly portray the daily lives of ordinary people, discussing topics as diverse as birth, marriage, religion, sexual practices, hygiene, highwaymen, and superstitions.
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