Many versions of Emma When I heard of The Austen Project, I promptly rolled my eyes in annoyance and declared it a money grabbing outrage (remember, I’m a purist). In short, HarperCollins has asked six well-known contemporary authors to ‘reimagine’ Jane Austen’s works. So…

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Your blood sings to me! What, that line is taken? Dang! The things we do in the name of love! Things like self-flagellating reading stuff that make us want to gouge our own eyes and eat our brains. Such as “paranormal…

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When I first read the book, my impression was that ‘Death by Boredom Comes to Pemberley’ would be a more apt name. Imagine my surprise when I heard that BBC was turning this into a TV series.  It has since…

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Saying that I love Jane Austen’s novels is an understatement. To quote E.M. Forster, I am “slightly imbecile about Jane Austen.” I’m also a purist. All these prequels, sequels, fan fiction and something called ‘re-imaginings’ are… sacrilegious. And yet, even…

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