2017, Books, Jane Austen, Jane Austen Month, Reading, Review

Unleashing Mr Darcy #Book

U N L E A S H I N G   M R   D A R C Y  Terri Wilson  Rating : 4/5 The Blurb: It is a truth universally acknowledged that a single woman teetering on the verge of thirty must be in want of a husband. Not true for Manhattanite Elizabeth Scott.… Continue reading Unleashing Mr Darcy #Book

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2017, Jane Austen, Jane Austen Month, Movies, Review

Unleashing Mr Darcy #Movie

U N L E A S H I N G   M R   D A R C Y Rating : 3/5 (very generous) Staring : Cindy Busby, Ryan Paevey, Frances Fisher Blurb : In this modern day spin on "Pride & Prejudice," Elizabeth Scott (Cindy Busby), is fishing for direction in her life and gets the… Continue reading Unleashing Mr Darcy #Movie

2017, Books, Jane Austen, Jane Austen Month

Getting To Know Jane…

Jane Austen is most remembered for her most popular novel Pride and Prejudice however what else do we know about one of England's most popular authors. Below is the only known image of Jane Austen to be completed during her lifetime. The drawing was completed by her sister cassandra. Jane Austen was born in a… Continue reading Getting To Know Jane…

2017, Jane Austen, Jane Austen Month, Movies

Who is the Best Darcy?

Mr Darcy from Pride and Prejudice is probably the best known and most portrayed character from Jane Austen's novels. So, it begs the question who is the best Darcy? I have not included every Mr Darcy as I could be here all day. Here is my Top 5 Mr Darcy's... 5.  Sam Riley - Pride… Continue reading Who is the Best Darcy?

2017, Books, Jane Austen, Jane Austen Month, Read Lists, Reading

Austen Addicts

Over the past 20 years or so a number of Jane Austen inspired books have been published. I have to admit to reading and owning quite a few of them. I may have mentioned this before but sometimes I get stuck in a bit of rut when it comes to reading. I really do enjoy… Continue reading Austen Addicts

2017, Jane Austen, Jane Austen Month

Austen On-Line

It may surprise many who are not completely devoted to Jane Austen but the great lady has quite a big on-line fan base. Unfortunately I don't get a lot of time now to spend on the many sites devoted to Jane or her work but in the past they have provided me with some great… Continue reading Austen On-Line

2017, Jane Austen, Jane Austen Month

My Favourite Austen Hero

One of Jane Austen's many talents was to create hero's that women have swooned over for centuries. I thought I would kick off with my favourite Austen Hero. C A P T A I N   W E N T W O R T H  Captain Frederick Wentworth is my favourite Austen Hero because he… Continue reading My Favourite Austen Hero