Tag Archives: Jane Austen

A Tour Of The Austen 2019: Emma

Emma, by Jane Austen The particular Emma version I read was about 500 pages long and was distinguished from other versions only by its gorgeous cover, which looked like a line and watercolor type drawing in orange that showed Emma … Continue reading

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A Tour Of The Austen 2019: Persuasion

Persuasion, by Jane Austen This particular volume of Persuasion is from the same publisher that I read this year’s version of Sense & Sensibility, and lo and behold this book also featured a bonus first chapter from another book in … Continue reading

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A Tour Of The Austen 2019: Mansfield Park

Mansfield Park, by Jane Austen I must admit that Mansfield Park is one of the more divisive novels within Jane Austen’s body of work.  It lacks the sort of sparkling heroine that can be found in most of Austen’s writings, … Continue reading

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Book Review: These Three Remain

These Three Remain (Fitzwilliam Darcy, Gentleman #3), by Pamela Aidan It would make sense, given the sort of loose ends that need to be tied up, that this novel is considerably longer than the other two novels in the series … Continue reading

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Book Review: Duty And Desire

Duty And Desire (A Novel Of Fitzwilliam Darcy, Gentleman #2), by Pamela Aidan I have to admit that I didn’t like this novel quite as much as I liked the previous one, although I have to say that it is … Continue reading

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Book Review: An Assembly Such As This

An Assembly Such As This (A Novel Of Fitzwilliam Darcy, Gentleman #1), by Pamela Aidan This book (and its two sequels, reviews forthcoming) are an interesting exercise in fanfiction, and that is understanding Pride & Prejudice from the point of … Continue reading

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A Tour Of The Austen 2019: Sense & Sensibility

Sense & Sensibility, by Jane Austen Love is not blind, contrary to the statement on the cover of this book.  Anyone who knows Jane Austen’s novels knows that she did not believe love was blind either, as her novels are … Continue reading

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A Tour Of The Austen 2019: Pride & Prejudice

Pride & Prejudice, by Jane Austen, illustrated by Shiei Do you like Pride & Prejudice?  Do you like beautifully drawn and immensely appealing manga?  If you answered yes to one (or both) of these questions, then this nearly 600 page … Continue reading

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A Tour Of The Austen 2019: Northanger Abbey

Northanger Abbey, by Jane Austen, published by Kessinger Publishing Every year or so I try to reread or relisten as much as possible of Jane Austen’s canon novel, or watch adaptations, or something, and I figured that it would not … Continue reading

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Book Review: Sanditon

Sanditon, by Jane Austen and Marie Dobbs Sandition, the last and incomplete novel fragment by Jane Austen, presents the Austen scholar with a bit of a mystery.  More obscure than the Watsons, which has been completed at least three different … Continue reading

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