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Category Archive — jane austen

Word of the Week (153)

Bookworms, today we celebrate the birthday of Washington Irving, an American historian who also gave us “The Legend of Sleepy Hallow” and “Rip Van Winkle.” I remember reading about Rip and I used to think it was great that he got to sleep for such a long time, but clearly I missed the point of […]

Two Mini Reviews: Austen-esque

Today, I have two shorter reviews for you, bookworms, owing to the fact that I don’t have a lot to say about either and because I didn’t particularly adore either book, sadly. But judge for yourself – to each his or her own. Pride, Prejudice and the Perfect Match by Marilyn Brant In this modern-day […]

Death Comes to Pemberley

It’s been six years since Fitzwilliam Darcy overcome his pride and Elizabeth Bennet overcome her prejudice to bring about a happy ending. The couple are settled at Pemberley, with two sons, and an idyllic life. Then, one autumn night on the eve of the annual Lady Anne Ball, Elizabeth’s wayward sister, Lydia Wickham, arrives at […]