Another game from Jane Austen’s own repertoire.
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In the gallery there were many family portraits, but they could have little to fix the attention of a stranger. Elizabeth walked on in quest of the only face whose features would be known to her. -Pride and Prejudice For years there has been (some say, unnecessary) controversy over a charming portrait of an unnamed […]
Set four years after the close of Sense and Sensibility, Willoughby’s Return starts off apace with a surprise visitor (no, not that one…) plans for a ball and mounting tension in the Brandon household. Marianne Brandon wonders if she has lost that part of herself that used to be so wildly impetuous and romantic. Has […]
“I decided that as no one else had written Lydia Bennet’s story, I must.” So writes author Jane Odiwe in her latest book, Lydia Bennet’s Story. Presented as a novel interspersed with diary entries, Part one of Lydia’s story retells the now familiar events of Pride and Prejudice through a new heroine’s eyes, adding details […]
“With little exception, the anticipation of a long awaited and desirous event will always give as much, if not more pleasure, than the diversion itself. Morever, it is a certain truth that no matter how gratifying such an occasion may prove to be, it will not necessarily unite prospect and satisfaction in equal accord.” […]
Effusions of Fancy Consisting of Annotated Sketches from the Life of Jane Austen in a Style Entirely New
Effusions of Fancy Consisting of Annotated Sketches from the Life of Jane Austen in a Style Entirely New by Jane Odiwe I have lost a treasure, such a sister, such a friend as never can have been surpassed. She was the sun of my life, the gilder of every pleasure, the soother of every sorrow, […]