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Review - Longbourn


 Jo Baker

 2013 – Adult Fiction – Historical Fiction

 Rating: 3.5/5

The Story: We all know what happened in Pride and Prejudice. But Jo Baker takes a fresh look at Austen’s world, giving life and stories to the servants of Longbourn, the Bennett house. 391 more words


SCREENPLAY: Mr. Darcy Confronts Mr. Wickham

Jane Austen never wrote a scene where men were talking without a woman present.  She said she did not know how men would talk in that circumstance.  534 more words

Jane Austen

What would Mr Darcy be worth today?

Fascinating article in the Daily Telegraph shows that (depending on your mode of calculation) Mr Darcy £30,000 a year at the start of the 1800s could be recalculated to about £12m! 65 more words

Eighteenth Century Society

Loneliness and Other Sources of Motivation

Motivation comes in many forms.

For me, the motivation for writing this post came in the form of a writing challenge from The Daily Post… 1,215 more words

Oxford Cottage

Happy weekend, readers!

This post has really no function other than sharing this fun meme that my friend sent me. I’ve just finished Salo by Turkka Hautala (review coming soon!) and am hoping to delve into… 21 more words


Morning "INK" Edition - Why Are the "Classics" in Books Considered the Best?


Okay-so…It’s a “Classic”-what makes it one? Honestly, I can only say the storyline and how it is written. The creative nature of the book comes into play too. 558 more words

"The Ink Between The Sheets!"

About Mr. Darcy

Although the dominant dynamic in the development of Darcy’s character is his coming to terms with his own vulnerability, one undeniable part of his charm – and part of the reason he wins Elizabeth – is his backbone. 233 more words