Jane Austen

Multi-million-selling author who wrote the "9th greatest novel of all time."

Jane Austen

She ruffles her reader by nothing vehement, disturbs him by nothing profound. The passions are perfectly unknown to her …

—Charlotte Brontë

… her books madden me so that I can’t conceal my frenzy … Every time I read Pride and Prejudice I want to dig her up and beat her over the skull with her own shin-bone.

—Mark Twain