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Dear Jane Austen,

Happy Birthday. You’re the best. Also…it’s not my fault, but I’m really sorry about Pride and Prejudice and Zombies and Sense and Sensibility and Sea Monsters. They are rather popular, however, and you were always one to appreciate satire. Sincerely, … Continue reading

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review :: Mansfield Park

Mansfield Park Jane Austen I must admit, this is not my favorite novel of Austen’s. It was difficult for me to feel any attachment to the characters, because I found them all–each in their own unique way–rather annoying. Even Fanny … Continue reading

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Still reading…

Mansfield Park! In my defense…this is Austen’s second-longest novel. (Emma is the longest.) And I was out of town for a week in November on a business trip, during which the only time I had free to read was on … Continue reading

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Currently reading…

Mansfield Park Jane Austen Summary: At the novel’s center is Fanny Price, the classic “poor cousin,” brought as a child to Mansfield Park by the rich Sir Thomas Bertram and his wife as an act of charity. Over time, Fanny … Continue reading

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from Jane

“Silly things do cease to be silly if they are done by sensible people in an impudent way.” ~Jane Austen~

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