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Jane Austen Gets Google Doodle for Her Birthday

U.K. Google users can see a Jane Austen-themed Google Doodle as they search the web today. The image is embedded above, follow this link to see the image at Google.

Today is Austen’s 235th birthday (she was born in 1775). Other Google Doodles have honored Oscar Wilde, Agatha Christie, and Ahmad Shawqi.

The Guardian has more: “A Regency couple – most likely the novelist’s most celebrated characters, Mr Darcy and Elizabeth Bennet from Pride and Prejudice – are pictured taking a stroll through the English countryside, eyeing each other rather coyly, in the illustration on the search engine’s site.” (Via Publishers Weekly)

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