Pride and partridges: Jane Austen and food

Mrs Bennet uses it to impress, Emma to care for her father and a distraught Marianne Dashwood refuses it all together. Pen Vogler examines the importance of food and dining in Jane Austen’s fiction


Longbourn by Jo Baker


Jo Baker’s retelling of Pride and Prejudice from the servants’ perspective will please Austen fans and novices alike