Vancouver Region of Jane Austen Society of North America (JASNA)
is hosting special guest speaker Emma J. Clery,
professor of English from University of Southampton, and author of "Jane Austen: The Banker's Sister" who will give a special talk entitled
"Austen & Co., the bank that launched a literary career"
'Henry Austen, Jane's favourite brother, became a London banker and helped her to forge a career as a professional novelist: their close relationship changed literary history.'
How and why we owe so much to Jane's favorite brother: without him there would be no books!
Held Sunday August 12, at 11:00am
at the Meeting Room at Mount Pleasant Library
1 Kingsway, Vancouver
All welcome - free admission to the talk
More information to share:
To the book: https://www.bitebackpublishing.com/books/jane-austen
To the speaker, Emma Clery: https://www.southampton.ac.uk/english/about/staff/ejclery.page
To the location: https://www.vpl.ca/room/mount-pleasant-meeting-room