Tag: jane’s ring

A ring that was once privileged to grace the hand of Jane Austen, which may have been given to her by Tom LeFroy, was estimated to be auctioned off for £20,000-£30,000.

Try £150,000.

Wonderfully informative Jane blog here.

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And FYI, on this 200th birthday of Pride and Prejudice, this may be the best adaptation ever:

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nFYwqts1_TI&w=640&h=360]

(You're welcome.)

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