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Why Mr. Bennet is My Favorite Character in P&P

When I read Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice for the second time, I fully expected Mr. Darcy ultimately be my favorite character. Everyone and their mother seems to  292 more words


What does a man really want after being succesful?

“It is a truth universally acknowledged that a single man in possession of a good fortune must be in want of a wife.”

I found this quote very interesting, especially since it was the first words of the book. 345 more words

Mr Bennet's Folly

It is really hard to dislike Mr. _____ Bennet. [1] In the early scenes, he stands unmoved amid the hurricane force moods of his wife. The wife is so obnoxious that I felt an immediate admiration for Mr. 1,378 more words



Writing a book which takes the story of Elizabeth and Darcy forward, the jumping off place must be the final chapter of Pride and Prejudice. The trouble is that I have the suspicion this chapter was written almost as an afterthought. 729 more words

Nelli Rees

My Jane Austen Obsession

I have been working on my first novel for the past four years, but I have been dying to spend time connecting with other like minded people who are as much into historical period books and films as I, especially Jane Austen’s witty and well-constructed stories in particular, and so, … it begins. 787 more words

Jane Austen

Mr. Bennet's Gooseberry Fool

This is not Mr. Bennet.  It’s Mr. Darcy, as portrayed by Colin Firth.  

You’re welcome :)

About 17 years ago I had to read Jane Austen’s… 1,014 more words


5 books with amazing dads

In celebration of Father’s Day, I want to write about dads, or at least the best literary father figures I can think of…

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