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I thought I should read this book as it has been much discussed – and I do like Pride and Prejudice. This novel is written from the servants point of view. Here is the blurb … Pride and Prejudice was only half the story •   If Elizabeth Bennet had the washing of her own petticoats, […]

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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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I like Jane Austen and I like P D James, so, obviously, I had to read this. Here is the blurb …  The year is 1803, and Darcy and Elizabeth have been married for six years. There are now two handsome and healthy sons in the nursery, Elizabeth’s beloved sister Jane and her husband Bingley […]

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What can I say? If you think about this and Pride and Prejudice as being completely independent – different characters with the same name etc, then you might just like it. If you can’t do that, then you will hate it (and rightly so – Darcy does not have a hired thug who does his dirty […]

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Sanditon

Sanditon by Jane Austen and Another Lady was first published in 1975. I’ve read plenty of prequels, sequels and continuations, but I haven’t really liked any of them. I was pleasantly surprised with this version of Sanditon. I didn’t even pick the join! It begins with an accident. A carriage is overturned. Mr and Mrs […]

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