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Reading ponderings: Classics

Last August I participated in a reading group for Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice, a book that is loved by so many and at least known by an even bigger group around the world. 641 more words

English Posts

Pride, Prejudice and Zombies vs. Sense and Sensibility and Sea Monsters

Sense and Sensibility and Sea Monsters is so much better than Pride, Prejudice and Zombies (PPZ). I enjoy a lot of paranormal and fantasy books and recommend  326 more words

Book Reviews

Do you really believe Miss Elizabeth Bennet was in love with Mr Darcy? Noooooo.

First of all, I would like to start thanking Miss Jane Austen for having conceived the second greatest girlish fantasy soon after Prince Charming: Mr Darcy… 431 more words

Literature And Society

Movie Discussion ~ 1995's Pride and Prejudice

Actions Speak Louder Than Words: Movie Discussion of Pride and Prejudice 1995

In reading Jane Austen, one can easily imagine the Austen children acting out a play created by the boisterous Jane. 1,340 more words

Jane Austen

Daily Love Quote

“The Very first moment I beheld him, my heart was irrevocably gone.”

- Jane Austen, Love and friendship


Happy Birthday Fay Weldon

It’s Fay Weldon’s birthday today.  Her achievements are many and varied and I’m really not qualified to offer a detailed or wide ranging appreciation.  She did do something rather special for me though.   330 more words

Jane Austen Covers for Dummies

OK, we do judge books by their covers. And book publishers judge their readers by their book covers too (or is it their covers by their readers?) 1,595 more words