Jane Austen The Money Expert — What I Learnt from Writing a Study Guide to Pride and Prejudice

When I wrote a Study Guide to Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice (under my non-fiction author name of Mary Hartley) for 16-year old exam students, I re-read one of my favourite books and it reinforced my view that Austen should be classed as a major social satirist and economic analyst rather than a romantic novelist.