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The Jane Austen Book Club: Book v. Film

The short version of this review:

I DNF’d the book. The movie gave me all the warm fuzzies.

The longer version of this review:

This was a case where I watched the movie before reading the book. 364 more words


Review of The Jane Austen Book Club

Surprisingly entertaining. Pro: Hugh Dancy is there and he is a polite and generous nerd. Con: you have to wait 15 minutes and 56 seconds to see him. 29 more words

REVIEW: The Jane Austen Book Club (2007)

Six people start a book club to discuss the works of Jane Austen only to find their relationships seem to resemble 21st century versions of her novels. 286 more words


The Jane Austen Book Club by Karen Joy Fowler

I recently sat in front of the film adaptation of the 2004 novel by Karen Joy Fowler, The Jane Austen Book Club. Although it wasn’t the most amazing cinematographic experience of my life, it was enjoyable, enough for me to want to read the book, which I did. 463 more words

Book Reviews

Don't Walk

While watching “The Jane Austen Book Club”, one scene struck me the most. It was when Prudie (played by Emily Blunt) was about to cross the road and succumb to temptation.  504 more words

5 books, 24 hours

I have been a reader all my life, but as a child I read so much more than I do now. Part of this is because I know have a full time job, part of it is because I can’t seem to find books I love the way I did when I was a kid, and part of it is just the world we live in now. 515 more words