Plunging the depths of ‘a sky blue swimming pool of words’ in Don’t You Know There’s a War On? by Janet Todd
Fragment of a Seaside Romp By Janet Todd Reprinted from Literary Hub via FENTUM PRESS January 10, 2020 Was there ever a fragment like Jane Austen’s Sanditon? The distinguished novelist suffering a long decline—her brother Henry alleged that “the symptoms of a decay, deep and incurable, began to show themselves in the commencement of 1816″—used her last months […]
3 Comments23SEP2019 Jane Austen’s Sanditon: With An Essay by Janet Todd — A Review posted in Book Reviews, Jane Austen Books, Regency era by Laurel Ann Nattress Sanditon, Jane Austen’s last unfinished novel is in the news. A new TV adaptation and continuation of the same name premiered in the UK on ITV on August 25, 2019. The new eight-part series was written […]
Janet Todd is an academic and novelist, known for her biographies of feminist writers as well as several novels. Todd was born in Wales and grew up in Bermuda, Sri Lanka, England, and Scotland. As an adult she worked in Ghana, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. before returning to Britain. She is a Professor Emerita at […]
Janet Todd’s Mary Wollstonecraft: A Revolutionary Life features on the list, from Jenni’s book A History of the World in 21 Women. https://www.theguardian.com/books/2018/sep/10/jenni-murray-picks-the-best-books-about-historys-forgotten-women
Radiation diaries is one of BookBlast’s top 10 reads for June 2018 https://bookblast.com/blog/bookblasts-top-10-reads-for-independent-minds-june-2018/ Interview: https://bookblast.com/blog/interview-janet-todd-author/
“Janet Todd has combed the archives, explored all the possible options, and made connections based on probabilities in such a way that a credible picture emerges of the life and personality of this fascinating, talented woman.” Read the full review here.
Kirkus Review of Aphra Behn A secret life