"Well written." - The New York Times
"A gentle, romantic love story [and]... a charming play." - United Press International
"It's repartee takes off on romance, writing ,and society in high style." - The Village Voice
- Minimum Fee: $75 per performance
- Time Period: Victorian (British and American)
- Setting: April to July 1817, Jane Austen's cottage in Chawton, Hampshire, England
- Features / Contains: Period Costumes
The Novelist premiered at the Williamstown Summer Theatre in June 1991 in Williamstown, MA under the direction of Gregory Boyd.