Jane Austen (1775-1817) was an English author of romantic fiction, best known for classics including Sense and Sensibility and Pride and Prejudice. Her works are full of social commentary that made her historically significant and kept her name alive almost two hundred years after her death. Not much is known about Jane as a person; even though she wrote 3,000 letters, only 160 still exist.

During her relatively short lifetime, Jane only had four novels published, along with a short story called Lady Susan, poems, letters, prayers and juvenilia that she wrote as a youth. Following her death, two novels – Northanger Abbey and Persuasion – were published. She also left two unfinished novels behind that have been finished many times over by fans. Below is a list of Jane Austen’s published works in order of when they were originally published:

Publication Order of Standalone Novels


The Watsons(1804) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Sense and Sensibility(1811) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Pride and Prejudice(1813) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Mansfield Park(1814) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Emma(1815) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Sandition(1817) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Northanger Abbey(1818) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Persuasion(1818) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Short Stories


Lady Susan(1794) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Notes: The version of The Watsons we have listed was finished by Joan Aiken. The version of Sandition was completed by Juliette Shapiro.

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