The Jane Austen Book Club

The Jane Austen Book Club is a 2004 novel by American author Karen Joy Fowler. The story, which takes place near Sacramento, California, centers on a book club consisting of five women and one man who meet once a month to discuss Jane Austen's six novels. It was a critical success and became a natiā€¦

Why does she have to speak in French?

And if so, couldn't she do it in France, where it's less noticeable?