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Written "By a Lady"

When I was younger I remember my sister reading Pride and Prejudice again and again, every time falling deeper in love with the world, the characters and the language. 782 more words


Book Review: Pride And Prejudice in 61 Haiku

I really wanted to write this entire review in haiku, but I’ve since learned that damn, that is really hard!

Which is why it’s even more impressive to me now that James Gaynor has managed to write 61 of them in his new book, … 439 more words


An Austen re-do

So, I read somewhere about this book – Curtis Sittenfeld’s Eligible, which claimed it to be an amusing retake on Pride & Prejudice. Obviously, if you don’t enjoy at least Austen or chick-lit, I advise you to stop reading here, and move on. 214 more words


Pride and Prejudice - according to voice recognition software.

So. I am pretty certain I am not the only person who has had trouble with voice recognition software. Especially when it’s the free kind that comes with Windows.. 940 more words


Review: "Northanger Abbey" by Jane Austen

Northanger Abbey
by Jane Austen

It was about time I had another classic in the bag and Northanger Abbey has been sat on my shelf since university – part of an extensive reading list that was never completed. 769 more words

The course of true love stories - plot basics

The best love stories are more than morality tales. They deal with fundamental questions about our community and what that community should fairly demand of us.  1,184 more words

Of Tide Pods, and Winter Vacations So Far.

WHAT is the deal with my feed?

It’s been days, and somehow it always ends up on a couple of the same old boring news pieces: Aziz Ansari, because the world is always THIS CLOSE to breaking apart whenever something of the nature comes by and every new reminder sets it off. 911 more words