“If a book is well written, I always find it too short…” — Jane Austen

This blog will be primarily dedicated to reading and writing about the letters of Jane Austen all in plain english. I may veer off the subjects into other related Austen or literary topics.

This blog isĀ namedĀ for Shalden & Neatham, parts of the Chawton estate, Jane Austen references in her letters. Sister site to the Reluctant Janeite. Thank you for reading.