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How pleasant it is to spend an evening in this way! I declare after all there is no enjoyment like reading! How much sooner one tires of anything than of a book!

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It’s kind of amazing that I hadn’t seen this movie until now- I remember it being on the TV guide- coming up next!- all the time as a kid. 311 more words


My Prejudice against Pride and Prejudice, by Jane Austen

Dear all Classics haters,

Please reconsider this book, not for my sake, but for your’s. Your lack of appreciation of long-dead authors is rather alarming. It indicates the presence of a certain boorishness, perhaps a clue to point out your Viking ancestry, full of block-headed advances on peaceful villages that would much rather stay the way they were. 374 more words

Book Review

Max de Winter and Elizabeth Bennet--in the same sentence!

I found myself taking Rebecca off the bookshelf. Not to re-read it, which I’ve done a number of times over the years. I’d been thinking about how to handle someone was not answering my phone calls or emails about an important matter, and how personally I should take this, when all of a sudden I thought of Max de Winter, impassively tolerating Mrs. 448 more words


Pride and Prejudice

It’s 2 am and I have exhausted every bonus feature of the dvd version of Pride and Prejudice. I lost count with the number of times I watched this film.This is the kind of period drama where the main characters aren’t that touchy-feely nor were they passion driven rabbits ready to mate any time. 340 more words


Post Traumatic Stress Syndrome: A Plot Point

My upcoming release, The Prosecution of Mr. Darcy’s Cousin: A Pride and Prejudice Mystery, uses Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder as part of the plot line, but as my book is set in the Regency period (1811-1820) in England, when no such distinction was made for the disease, it was important to treat the disorder’s presence in the main character’s life with a large dose of research. 925 more words

British History