Lisa Pliscou’s guest post, “Jane Austen at School: I Could Have Died of Laughter,” appears today on the Madame Gilflurt blog, ‘A Covent Garden Gilflurt’s Guide to Life.’
Lisa’s post begins:
When Jane Austen was seven, she and her older sister Cassandra were sent to boarding school in the house of a distant relative. This Mrs. Cawley was said to be cold and stiff — hardly a warm motherly figure welcoming the arrival of two little girls now far from the familiarity, the security, the friendly routine of home.
Read the full post here.
More about Lisa’s recently published book, Young Jane Austen: Becoming a Writer, here.