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Every Jane Austen Novel, Summed Up in a Single Sentence

I have a very specific idea in my head of people who have read every Jane Austen novel. They actually floss, and they know when to use a semicolon, and they can mentally calculate the tip without using the calculator on their phones. In short, they are simply a higher caliber of human being than the rest of us.

But since people like you and I are too busy being worthless trash goblins to read anything other than Pride and Prejudice, Persuasion, and the Wikipedia entry for Mansfield Park, I’ve created a quick and easy guide to every completed novel that Jane Austen ever wrote.