4 Mar 2013

Feature Guest - Sandy Lerner

From Nine To Noon, 10:07 am on 4 March 2013

The American founder of tech company Cisco Sytems, and founder of make up company Urban Decay, has been a publican, organic turkey farmer, and is these days a champion of English women's literature through her purchase of Chawton Great House in Hampshire (it was the home of Jane Austen's brother, Edward Knight, and it was his residence there that made it possible for Jane, her mother and her sister Cassandra to settle at Chawton Cottage during the last years of Jane's life. All of Jane Austen's novels were either written or edited for publication from this home).

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