Tag Archives: Jane Austen

Audiobook Review: Emma

Emma, by Jane Austen, read by Victoria Morgan I must admit that although I am deeply fond of Jane Austen [1], that Emma is my least favorite of her six main novels.  Figuring out why is a bit trickier, and … Continue reading

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Audiobook Review: Sense & Sensibility

Sense & Sensibility, by Jane Austen, read by Wanda McCaddon As someone who has both repeatedly read and listened to [1] Jane Austen’s novels, one might wonder what one gets out of an experience like this one.  Sense & Sensibility … Continue reading

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Audiobook Review: Pride & Prejudice & Zombies

Pride & Prejudice & Zombies, by Jane Austen and Seth Grahame-Smith In reading this novel, or any of the author’s work (this applies most particularly to his work in Abraham Lincoln:  Vampire Hunter), you have to be aware that there … Continue reading

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Audiobook Review: Longbourn

Longbourn:  A Novel, by Jo Baker This is an example of a novel that could only be written in our own contemporary age.  For a considerable amount of time there have been novels that are based on Jane Austen’s work, … Continue reading

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Liveblogging Jane Austen: Part Five

This is likely the last part of the Jane Austen liveblogging experiment [1] 9:51PM:  Spoiler alert:  A marriage at the middle of a novel/movie is not going to end well.  Mr. Rushworth and Mariah marry and the event is narrated … Continue reading

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Liveblogging Jane Austen: Part Four

This has been a somewhat lengthy series so far [1], but now it’s time to look at the first part of Mansfield Park, which is supposed to be two hours or so. 9:13PM:  Clearly the BBC had a small acting … Continue reading

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Liveblogging Jane Austen: Part Three

Since I only managed to get through the first three episodes of the classic Firth/Erle miniseries yesterday evening before going to bed, we decided to begin the episodes at this point. 9:26PM:  The voiceovers at the beginning of the fourth … Continue reading

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Liveblogging Jane Austen: Part Two

After the first experience watching part of Pride & Prejudice [1], we all decided that we preferred the Colin Firth version, so we decided to watch it. 9:26PM:  Seeing Bingley and Darcy chat with each other about country manners and … Continue reading

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Liveblogging Jane Austen: Part One

About a year ago for my previous birthday, my mum purchased me a six dvd set of mostly old BBC adaptations of the main Jane Austen novels.  Given that my lappy lacks a dvd player and I am not someone … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Letters Of Jane Austen

The Letters Of Jane Austen, by Jane Austen As someone who has long been interested in the writings of Jane Austen [1], I thought it would be worthwhile to take a look at her letters, and this book was certainly … Continue reading

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