Delhi-based novelist Bee Rowlatt tells Gargi Gupta why she loves Mary Wollstonecraft and Jane Austen, and how women of today are still subjected to scrutiny, perhaps more than before DNA, 4 weeks ago
Check your fivers! Last remaining Jane Austen £5 note worth £50,000 'could be anywhere in the world'
The Jane Austen portrait. Brits are being urged to check their new fivers after engraved bank notes worth as much as £50,000 were circulated in a Willie Wonka-style 'Golden Ticket' giveaway.The Telegraph UK, 1 day ago Second Jane Austen £5 note 'worth £50,000' found in Christmas card The Telegraph UK, 1 month ago £5 notes with tiny, hidden Jane Austen engravings worth up to £50,000 The Telegraph UK, 2 months ago
For a novel originally titled First Impressions , Jane Austen ’s Pride & Prejudice spends little time describing what one of its principle characters, Mr. Darcy, actually looks like. This hasn’t stopped readers from surmising ― or from ...Huffington Post, 1 week ago The true face of Mr Darcy – long, oval and pale Reuters, 1 week ago
he cup and ball game played by Jane Austen, used to while away the long hours between writing her novels, is to be sold by her family, who have given away the secrets to her famous success. The game, called a biblocatch, is to be sold at auction for the first ...The Telegraph UK, 2 months ago
J Jagannath on how he expects to see the Trump effect at the Academy Awards on Sunday. IMAGE: This year's Oscars will be held on February 26. Photograph: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images The Oscars ceremony this month will be truly monumental, not just because a musical (La La Land) is tipped to sweep the awards, but it's the first one during Donald Trump's presidency. ,strong>Meryl Streep's rousing Golden Globes speech, where she ripped into his moral code, has set the stakes even ...Rediff.com, 1 day ago
For readers who really dive into a book, it can be difficult to accept that the characters within are mere constructs of ink on paper. Perhaps you’ve heard Jane Austen’s wry omniscient voice narrating the events of your life for days after you ...Huffington Post, 4 days ago
On some great and glorious day the plain folks of the land will reach their hearts desire at last, and the White House will be adorned with a moron. © Profile Books Ltd This astonishingly prescient insult by HL Mencken (1880-1956) is included in Matthew ...catchnews.com, 2 months ago
Her supporters hailed her as 'Amma' (mother) and 'Puratchi Thalaivi' (revolutionary leader); her critics called her a ruthless autocrat who usurped democratic processes. But in a state where the reel is inexorably fused with the real, Jayaram Jayalalithaa ...Deccan Herald, 2 months ago
Strict vegetarians in the United Kingdom may find their currency options becoming more limited. The Bank of England said on Twitter Sunday that the new plastic £5 note, which entered circulation in September, contains “trace” amounts of ...Huffington Post, 2 months ago
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