Publish date: October 13th 2009
Pages no: 288
Edition language: English
*4 to 4.4 stars**The Gush* This is the book every Pride & Prejudice lover has been dreaming of: the story told from Darcy's perspective that reads like a contemporary tale. The author does an excellent job of allowing Darcy his voice while also allowing us some information outside of his knowledge. ...
A big part of Darcy's allure is his mystery. For a main character he's quite under-developed. Austen had a lot to say about society but not much about Darcy himself as a person. While he is the Progenitor of the coldly polite and handsome brooding hero, he still is a person and not just an archetype...
Stiff and unoriginally written. Supposedly Pride and Prejudice told from Mr. Darcy’s point of view, it is instead a bland recital of Austen’s scenes. Absolutely nothing new is added to what we already know of Darcy or any of the other characters. It is a very, very disappointing book.
This is professional fanfic. Published fanfic. This is Pride and Prejudice from Darcy's point of view. I liked it well enough but not enough to recommend it. I'm sure there's fan stories that are much much better written. This one kinda make Darcy act like a girl. Never a good thing.
Here's the next of the Darcy "during-quels" that I've just finished. This one also starts just before Georgiana's escapade with Wickham and ends just after the wedding of Elizabeth and Darcy. It extensively quotes the dialog of Jane Austen, and is written from a third person point of view, but telli...