'One cannot have too large a party'
Hill is noted for her ghost stories and detective fiction. Her best-known book, 'The Woman in Black', was adapted for the stage and was turned into a film starring Daniel Radcliffe
Illuminating study separates the myths from the Mitfords
Only two female figures are pictured in the 16-pages celebrating the British 'cultural pantheon'
If you’re put off chugging through the almost 1,500 pages of War and Peace by the sheer dread of how many hours of your life such a task may steal from you, there is a fun solution to your woes.
Two people have pleaded guilty to sending "menacing" tweets to a feminist campaigner following her successful campaign to ensure a woman features on British banknotes.
Remember the good old days when titles of novels were nothing more than, well, titles, rather than marketing manoeuvres? Wuthering Heights denoted the place where the book was set. The Canterbury Tales were tales told by pilgrims on the way to – yes – Canterbury. Crime and Punishment was about just that. Madame Bovary was the doomed titular figure on which the tragedy was based. King Lear, Hamlet – same deal.
New £10 note featuring Jane Austen to follow in 2017
The handwritten book by Ebenezer Cobb Morley contains the 13 original laws of football
Judges with 'bespoke' training to oversee complex abuse cases, but no new specialist courts, MPs told
The Government has stepped in to stop US singer Kelly Clarkson taking a gold and turquoise ring once owned by Jane Austen out of the country.
Representatives from social media company expected to be called by Commons committee over threats of sexual violence against women
Campaigners celebrate as Bank of England takes concerns of women in history into account
Colin Firth’s memorable wet shirt scene in Pride and Prejudice has been recreated thanks to a giant statue of Mr Darcy which has been built in The Serpentine.
Where are you now and what can you see?
When 4,000 British ladies were asked by Baileys who they thought the most spirited and inspiring women of all time were, they threw up a curious bunch.