“I cannot speak well enough to be unintelligible” Jane Austen

She wrote in an era, where woman writing publicly was not an accepted norm. Apart from being with her affectionate family, she hardly traveled or mingled around. She wrote about marriages and relationships, yet she remained single. Her characters ‘Elizabeth and Darcy’ still breathe life today. This lady has influenced literature and women writing in a never before way. She celebrates her birthday on 16 December. She is Jane Austen.

Anyone who calls himself/herself a lover of literature must have picked up an Austen at least once in their lifetime. Reading Jane Austen books in today’s life have its own pleasure. It transports us back to an era where time passed slowly, lavish balls were held, beautiful gowns were worn, and carriages were driven by horses. If you are the one who loves this world of Jane Austen, here is an app that will keep you hooked.

Jane Austen-Fan Kit

Jane Austen-Fan Kit is a must have app for every Jane Austen fan. Developed by Software Adventures, it is compatible with iPhone, iPod touch and iPad. It requires iOS 4.0 or later.

It is loaded with Jane Austen’s most loved six novels. With Pride and Prejudice, Sense and Sensibility, Emma, Mansfield Park, Northanger Abbey and Persuasion in one app, you have the world of Jane Austen in your hands. Walk through Bath, Stevenson and Southampton with just a tap of your finger. Not only the published novels, this app allows you to read her two unfinished books ‘Watson’, which she abandoned writing and ‘Sandition’, which she could not complete. The ‘Juvenilia’ edition is also added in this app. This app lets you start from where you have left. You also have the option to change the font size.

Jane Austen quotes have a way of telling the most complicated thing in the easiest way. Who would forget the opening lines of ‘Pride and Prejudice’, “It is a truth universally acknowledged that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife.” If you want to wake up with a new Jane Austen quote each day. This app can provide you with one quote every day. You can share these quotes with your online friends through Facebook and Twitter.

For all the movie buffs, this app sends you a Jane Austen movie suggestion each week. You can share it on Facebook or Twitter. Links to iTunes, Amazon and IMDb are also sent to the user.

As Jane Austen celebrates her birthday this December make sure that you have this app on your smartphone, as a tribute to the great writer, who gave her readers some of the most pleasurable moments.

Download this app from here.

Developer: Software Adventures
Platform: Compatible with iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad. Requires iOS 4.0 or later.
Price: US$ 0.99

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