Tag Archives: Jane Austen

Sense and Sensibility

Sense and Sensibility© 1811 Jane Austen409 pages Sense and Sensibility is the story of two sisters, Marianne and Elinor,  who are left to live on a fixed income after their father perished and the law forced him to leave all … Continue reading

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Adieu to you, and you and you and you —

As 2015 was ending I finished up a couple of works which merit mentioning. Firstly is Jane Austen’s Emma.  I have read Austen before (Pride and Prejudice), intrigued by mention of Darcy as a model gentleman,  Emma was thus my … Continue reading

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This week at the library: the cosmos, Jane Austen, zombies, and the Middle Way

— Minireviews —  Some zombies like to lurch about groaning for brains. Some zombies like to ride the escalators, listen to Frank Sinatra, and daydream about their past life. That’s R,  a zombie who has forgotten most of his life, … Continue reading

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Pride and Prejudice and Zombies

Pride and Prejudice and Zombies © 2009  Seth Grahame-Smith 319 pages Pride and Prejudice and Zombies is the old story of girl meets boy, girl declares boy to be Worst Man in the World and humiliates him, girl and boy fight … Continue reading

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Pride and Prejudice

Pride and Prejudice © 1813 Jane Austen Pride and Prejudice is the old story of girl meets boy, girl declares boy to be Worst Man in the World and humiliates him,, girl’s family is saved from social and financial ruin … Continue reading

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