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Monthly Archive for July, 2012

A friend sent me a link to this review about this book – of course I had to buy it. It just arrived in the mail and I haven’t read it yet, but it is next in line after All That I Am by Anna Funder. Here are some other reviews … http://austenonly.com/2012/06/10/book-review-what-matters-in-jane-austen-twenty-crucial-puzzles-solved-by-john-mullan/  http://www.dailymail.co.uk/home/books/article-2163289/What-Mr-Darcys-really-thinking—WHAT-MATTERS-IN-JANE-AUSTEN-TWENTY-CRUCIAL-PUZZLES-SOLVED-BY-JOHN-MULLAN.html

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I’ve been watching the 1980 version of Pride and Prejudice. The screen play was written by Fay Weldon and it stars Elizabeth Garvie as Elizabeth and David Rintoul as Mr Darcy. I thought it would be a bit dated like this version of Emma… however, it’s fine. The costumes and setting aren’t as beautiful as modern […]

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I found this novel at the airport – heading home from a girls weekend away – and had to buy it despite my plan of only buying digital books from now on. Here is the blurb …  ‘No two views of a ball will be exactly alike. So many separate little worlds make up the […]

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Jane Austen’s Ring Sold

The ring sold for 152,450 pounds – five times its estimate. It was bought by an anonymous private collector. More information here … http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/northamerica/usa/9391024/Turquoise-Jane-Austen-ring-sells-for-150000-at-auction.html  

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  This was in the discount bin at JBHIFI and I definitely thought it was worth buying. It is a modern retelling of Sense and Sensibility. This is from Wikipedia … From Prada to Nada is an American romantic comedy film directed by Angel Garcia and produced by Gary Gilbert, Linda McDonough, Gigi Pritzker and […]

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Those of you with a Kindle can download this for free here. I haven’t read it yet, but here are some other reviews … http://janeaustensworld.wordpress.com/2012/06/21/review-behind-jane-austens-door-by-jennifer-forest/ http://indiejane.org/2012/06/review-behind-jane-austens-door/    

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